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Human Body Systems This process requires oxygen (O2) in order to create ATP. It is iron-containing protein in red blood cells. Is a group of organs working together to convert food into energy and basic nutrients to feed the entire body. They are tiny sacs within our lungs that allow oxygen and carbon dioxide to move between the lungs and bloodstream. Is an airway in the respiratory tract that conducts air into the lungs. Big
Muscles and Muscle Tissue Fill in the lanks with the correct vocabualry word whose action is normally controlled by an individual's will. a sheath of fibrous elastic tissue surrounding the muscle . a structural unit of a myofibril in striated muscle, consisting of a dark band and the nearer half of each adjacent pale band. a bundle of skeletal muscle fibers surrounded by perimysium . one of the cross straitions in straited muscle that contain myosin filaments and appear dark under the light microscope and light in polarized light . Very Difficult
Cells Like a small factory that manufactures proteins. Building blocks for a variety of structures in the cell. The control centre. Controls what comes in and out of the cell. Energy producers in the cell. Hard
Respiratory System Terminology Forms part of the mediastinum and lines the inner wall pf the thoracic cavity. A fluid secreted by the cells of the alveoli that serves to reduce the surface tension of pulmonary fluids. Breathing in. Soft, spongy, coned shaped organs in the throacic cavity. small microscopic air sacs. Hard
Movements At a Joint The swivelling of a joint/ bone moves freely around in a curve. . Decreasing an angle between two bones . Movement at ankle where toes are pointed towards the ground . Movement at the ankle where toes are pulled towards the knee. Movement of limb towards the midline of body. Older Children
Psychology-The Brain Use the definitions to find the words. There are no spaces. Sends messages to the correct part of the brain. Wrinkled outer layer of the brain. Receiving stimuli from your senses. The part in the middle of the brain that connects the two hemispheres . When a neuron gets enough energy to fire. Big
Body Planes and Directions toward the back side. away from the midlinee. toward the front side. toward the head or a higher place. lower, side abdominal regions. Hard
The Heart and Blood Know your key words AV valve on right side. White Blood Cells AKA. Person who teachers Anatomy and Physiology at Heights. Has a horse shoe or kidney shaped nucleus. Veins carry blood ____ the heart. Very Difficult
Respiration Oxygen attaches to this in the blood stream to be transported. System which transports glucose and oxygen. A waste product of respiration. These contract thanks to the energy released during respiration.. The sugar required for respiration.. Big
Cell Cycle, Mitosis and Meiosis homologous chromosomes line up along cell equator. chromatids are attached here. fertilized egg cell. sister chromatids separate, eventually leading to the creation of two identical cells. 2n. Hard
Anatomy of the Heart Lines interior of fibrous pericardium. This part of the heart points towards the left hip. Actually a part of the heart wall. The serous membrane produces a slippery, lubricating fluid. Are on both sides of the heart. Hard
DNA, PCR and Genetic Counseling Use the correct vocabulary terms to complete the crossword puzzle A diagram or dipiction of a family that tracks a disease or condition. A technique that involves coppying short pieces of DNA and then making millions of copies. all of an organisims genetic material, including all of its genes. heating up of DNA to 94 degrees, breaking apart hydrogen bonds. combining compimentary nucleic acids in a process of heating and cooling. Hard
Parts of the Body there is a button in the middle.... it joins the head and the body. we have two in the mouth. dogs have four, spiders eight and birds two!. it is in the arm. Young Kids
Skeletal System ear canal opening in skull. Cranial bone located on lower and back side of skull. suture that divides frontal bone and parietal bone. Hole in base of skull which spinal cord passes. 'collar-bone'. Hard
Human Eye and the Colorful World __________ is also known as near - sightedness. the twinkling of stars is due to atmospheric __________ of starlight. the light sensitive membrane in the eye. a __________ is a natural spectrum appearing in the sky after a rain shower. ____________ arises due to gradual weakening of ciliary muscles. Big
Human Body Systems The variable that stays the same in an experiment to compare the variables. This system moves nutrients and oxygen through your body. This organ brings oxygen into your body. The variable that is changed in a science experiment. The main part of the skeletal system. Big
Digestion gland located behind the stomach that makes and releases hormones such as insulin. condition with the absence of bowel movements for an extended period of time. group of glands found under and behind the tongue and beneath the jaw that release saliva. acidic liquid in stomach made up of hydrochloric acid, mucus, and enzymes. triangular wedge that makes cholesterol. Hard
Integumentary system sweat glands. basal cell carcinoma. inflammation of the skin. corium or true skin. component of the system found on the surface of the body. Hard
Skeleton a cage of bones that surrounds the heart, lungs and liver to protect them. the point where two bones meet.. a soft spongy tissue that is in the middle of the bone.. adults have 206 and children have 300.. the bone in the upper part of your thigh or leg.. Older Children
Mitosis and Meiosis chromosomes line up in middle of cell. chromatids seperate and pulled to opposite side of cell. cells with a pair of every chromosome. made up of compacted chromatin. involves only one parent. Hard
Human Skeleton a cage made of bones that protects the heart, lungs and liver. the place where two bones meet. the soft spongy tissue on the inside of the bone. adults have 206 bones that make up this. the bone in the upper part of your leg or the thigh. Older Children
Parts of the Body Parts of the body that you use to run.. Part of the body that has the face.. Parts of the body that moves when you breathe.. Parts of the body that you use to walk.. parts of the body that you use to hug.. Easy
Skeleton Most superior part of the body. Also known as the skull. the anterior opening of the mandible. Located on the inferior end of the humerus on either side. Superior to the scapula. Also known as the collar bone. Contains five vertebrae.. Hard
Digestive System relating to the small intestine. surgery to form a new opening in the ileum. suffix that means abnormal condition. instrument to cut the esophagus. prefix that means under, below. Hard
Muscle Types and Tissue Human muscular system Only found in the heart, this muscle never tires despite continual contractions. This involuntary type of muscle tissue is found internally, like in the digestive system. Skeletal muscles are this type of tissue meaning striped because of their appearance. A type of muscle that is controlled by the central nervous system without conscious thought. Connective tissue that connects bone to bone. Hard
Surgical Imaging a nurse specifically trained to assist surgeons in the operating room and are part of the sterile team. A substance used to enhance the representation of structures within the body during medical imaging . a hollow flexible tube for insertion into a body cavity or vessels to allow the passage of fluids or open up a passageway.. a protective garment worn by anyone in the operating room. A team member in the operating room that is not allowed within the sterile field. Very Difficult
Axial Division of the Skeletal System Made up of 26 bones includes the and the coccyx. Largest vertebrae; supports weight . Used for muscle attachment; mandible is the largest . Connects the parietal and temporal bones. Allows to shake our heads 'No'. Hard
The Digestive System works with the small intestine . the stomach kills a lot of ___ _______ . provides bile. the core of your health . ______ will help push down the food . Big
Musculature neck muscle involved in movement of the head . overstretching and possible tearing of muscle . bone tissue forming where it should not. ligament pulled from the bone, taking bone with it. flexing or bending part of the body . Hard
Digestion It plays an essential role in converting the food we eat into fuel for the body's cells. used for tearing food. act of chewing. mass of food. bacteria may also cause severe anemia or kidney failure. Big
The Cranial Nerves smile. plulling for you. gag me with a spoon!. Double your pleasure. supplied by hypoglossal nerve. Hard
DNA Franklin and Wilson used ______to study DNA. a molecule made of a nitrogen base, a sugar, and a phosphate group. There are _____ nitrogen bases. Chnage in nucleotide sequence of a gene. Segements of DNA that are not part of genes are sometimes called ______ DNA. Hard
Autonomic Nervous System background continuous autonomic activity. drug that simulates or mimics the activation of the sympathetic nervous system . control heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, digestion, breathing, elimination, and pupillary reflex. a single organ most often receives fibers from both divisions of the ANS. the second of two main types of adrenergic receptors . Hard
Glands of the Endocrine system Produces insulin and glucagon, which control glucose metabolism. Makes parathormone, which helps keep calcium and phosphate levels normal. Makes hormones that help immune system develop, and produces T-cells. Makes Melatonin, which controls sleep cycles.. Produces estrogen and makes eggs in females. Hard
Cells Makes plants food. Makes up all living things. Transports materials out of the cells. The type of cell we are made up of. Protects the Nucleolus. Hard
Cell Cycle Regulation Same as Cyclin. Times in the cell cycle where conditions of cell are assessed. Cell makes sure DNA is replicated correctly and not damaged. Restriction point, cell assesses readiness to sythesise DNA. Most important. Cell checks for proper alignment of chromosomes at the equatorial plate. Hard
Digestive System Converts food into energy. Connects desending colon to rectum. Useless. Absorbs electrolytes. Breaks food further down. Hard
The Brain elevated ridges of the cerebrum that provides more surface area for thousands of neurons. an area of the diencephalon which functions as a relay station for sensory impulses (recognition of pleasant or unpleasant). auditory area of the cerebrum. mass of gray matter the extends the entire length of the brain stem that plays a role in consciousness and the awake/sleep cycles. large fiber tract that connects the cerebral hemispheres and allows the hemispheres to communicate with one another. Big
The Lymphatic System a lymphatic organ that is filled with maturing T cells. . the small, oval structures occurring along lymphatic vessels that cleanse lymph care called _____. . the lymphatic organ that filters blood is the _____.. the _____ returns lymph from upper body and right side of the body to the right subclavian vein. . the fluid that is inside lymphatic vessels is called _____. . Big
Body Systems The Skeleton Skull. Ribs. Heel Bone. Lower Jaw. Thigh Bone. Big
Genetics study of heredity. a specific characteristic of an individual . one of a number of different forms of a gene. two different alleles for a particular gene. used to predict probable combinations of alleles. Hard
Muscular System Use Your Vocabulary Terms to Complete the Puzzle Acute infection caused by the tetanus bacterium- lockjaw. Motor neuron and all the muscle fibers it innervates. Sudden, violent, involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles. Structural and functional unit of a myofibril. An overstretching or overexertion of some muscles. Hard
Skeletal System Most plentiful mineral in bones. Disease that causes bone tissue to become thin. Where two or more bones connect. Connective tissue found in the nose and ear. Joint found in the skull. Hard
Digestive System Please complete the crossword puzzle below. Secretes insulin and glucagon. The act of chewing. This part of the digestive tract is susceptible to infection due to fecal material entering, but not being able to drain out. Secretes heparin. This phase of digestion occurs when food is taken into the body via the mouth. Hard
The Central Nervous System Sense of smell.. Estraocular eye movements , eye lid elevation, pupil contraction lens shape.. Makes alll facial expressions , lip alteration, taste on anterior of tounge, controls tears and saliva.. Sense of sight.. eye movement downward and upward.. Older Children
The Muscular System Use your vocabulary definitions to complete the puzzle. Connective tissue surrounding a muscle.. A motor neuron and all the muscle cells it stimulates.. Ability to stretch.. The smallest contractile unit of a muscle cell.. Fibrous sheet connecting a muscle to the part it moves.. Very Difficult
Facials light, countinuous stroking. improves the condition of the skin. Disended capillaries. removal of comedones. kneading movement. Hard
Pregnancy Complete the crossword below fluid-filled sac that contains and protects a fetus in the womb. early stages of development in the womb. one of a pair of twins who develop from a single fertilized ovum. cell produced by the union of two gametes. threadlike structure of nucleic acids and protein found in the nucleus of most living cells. Adult
Ehrlich- Nervous System Nervous System lower level of consciousness marked by listlessness, drowsiness, and apathy. excessive fear of close spaces. slowly progressive decline in mental abilities. burning or prickling sensation. persistent , severe burning pain. Hard
Genetics & Heredity The study of heredity and the variation of inherited characteristics.. A distinguishing quality or characteristic.. A pair of genes where one is dominant and one is recessive.. The passing on of physical or mental characteristics from one generation to the next. . The set of observable characteristics of an individual resulting from the interaction of its genotype with the environment. . Hard
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