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Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease: An Interactive Journey for Health Professions (CTE - High School), 3rd edition

  • Bruce J. Colbert
  • Jeff J. Ankney

Published by Pearson (May 5th 2015) - Copyright © 2016

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Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease: An Interactive Journey for Health Professions (CTE - High School)

ISBN-13: 9780134158129

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Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease presents anatomy and physiology in the context of a journey to keep students engaged and interested. New features include an exciting new chapter on biochemistry that helps students understand the relationship between chemistry and living organisms. Updated, full-color illustrations and additional micrographs and photos provide real-world examples for learners. Incorporating the latest research and clinical information, updated features include Amazing Body Facts, Clinical Application, and Pharmacology Corners. Hands-on activities at the end of each chapter reinforce what students are learning while supporting curriculum standards.

Table of contents

Introduction xii

Preview of the Teacher’s Wraparound Edition xiii

Chapter 1 Anatomy, Physiology and Disease: 

Learning the Language 1

Chapter 2 The Human Body: Reading the 

What Is Anatomy and Physiology? 2

Anatomy 2

Physiology 3

Putting It All Together 3 

What Is Disease? 4

The Language 5

Medical Terminology 6

Abbreviations 9

Te Metric System 11

Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease 

Concepts You Will Encounter 

on Your Journey 11

Metabolism 11

Homeostasis 12

Disease Concepts 15

The Body’s Defense System 18

Body Barriers 18

Understanding Routes of Transmission 19

Standard Precautions 20

Summary 23

Case Study 24

Review Questions 26

Career Connections 28

Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease 

in Action 29

Map 31

The Map of the Human Body 32

Body Positions 32

Pathology Connection: Body Positions 

and A&P Changes 34

Body Planes and Directional Terms 35

Additional Directional Terms 37

Body Cavities 40

Body Regions 41

Radiology: The Science of Viewing 

the Body 46

X-rays (Radiograph or Roentgenogram) 46

Computerized Tomography (CT or CAT 

Scan) 48

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) 48

Ultrasound (Sonography) 48

Summary 50

Case Study 51

Review Questions 52

Career Connections 54

Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease 

in Action 54


Chapter 3 Biochemistry: The Basic Ingredients 

of Life 55

Atoms, Elements, and Ions 56

Acids and Bases 58

Bonding 60

Water 61

Solutions 62

Biological Molecules 63

Metabolism 67

Enzymes: Making Reactions Happen 67

Summary 70

Case Study 71

Review Questions 71

Career Connections 73

Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease 

in Action 74

Chapter 4 The Cells: The Raw Materials and 

Pathology Connection: Organelle 

Disorders 92

Pathology Connection: Diabetes 

Mellitus (Revisited): A Disorder Tied to 

Cellular Respiration 93

Pathology Connection: PKU, an Enzyme 

Disorder 94

Mitosis 95

Cellular Reproduction 95

Te Cell Cycle 96

Pathology Connection: Cancer: M

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