Everyone likes to review terminology differently. To help you, we have provided flashcards for this book in a few different ways.

To further assist you, each flashcard is supported by audio so just click on the microphone to hear how the term should sound.  Please be aware there are a few variations in how terms are pronounced globally, so do not be alarmed if you hear a word said in a different way by your colleagues or on your placements.

Terminology flashcards have been created on the following topics to help you drill down into specific areas.







Flashcards by chapter:

Chapter flashcards correspond to where new terms are introduced in each chapter.

Chapter 1 Homeostasis in Person-Centered Practice 

Chapter 2 The Human Cell

Chapter 3 Genetic and Epigenetic Control of Biological Systems

Chapter 4 The Human Microbiome and Health

Chapter 5 The Nervous System: Control of Body Function

Chapter 6 Special and General Senses: Responding to the Environment

Chapter 7 The Endocrine System: Control of Internal Functions

Chapter 8 The Digestive System: Nutrient Supply and Waste Elimination

Chapter 9 Metabolism and Liver Function

Chapter 10 The Respiratory System: Gaseous Exchange 

Chapter 11 The Renal System: Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid–Base Balance

Chapter 12 The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems: Internal Transport

Chapter 13 The Immune System: Internal Protection

Chapter 14 Skin and Temperature Regulation

Chapter 15 The Musculoskeletal System: Support and Movement

Chapter 16 The Reproductive Systems

Chapter 17 Development through the Life Span

Complete glossary:

Complete Glossary Flashcards containing all the terms from the book, allows you to revise all the terms in one go. Click here to view it.