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Human Body System use the clues to find the answer a short band of tough, flexible, fibrous connective tissue that connects two bones or cartilages or holds together a joint.. the tendency toward a relatively stable equilibrium between interdependent elements, especially as maintained by physiological processes.. a short band of tough, flexible, fibrous connective tissue that connects two bones or cartilages or holds together a joint.. The muscular system is an organ system consisting of skeletal, smooth and cardiac muscles.. The framework of the body, consisting of bones and other connective tissues, which protects and supports the body tissues and internal organs. . Older Children
Cardiovascular System system that carries blood from the right side of the heart to the lungs and back to the left side of the heart. lines the interior of the fibrous pericardium. one of the major branches of the coronary arteries on the left side. oxygen-poor blood from the veins of the body pass through it from the right side of the heart (hint: superior--). guards the bases of the two large arteries leaving the ventricular chambers. Hard
The Nervous System branch of trigemnial nerve that innervates maxillary teeth, maxillary sinuses and soft palate . carry signals about the outside world to brain, used to sense light, temperature sound etc . a neuron's ability to transmit a signal is called its. this part of the nervous system is composed of the brain and spinal cord. carry signals from brain to body, innervate muscles and glands . Big
Cardio blood supply defiency due to obstruction of blood vessel. substance in blood cells that transports oxygen. lower chamber of the heart. study of electrical activity of the heart. condition of having a thrombus. Hard
Skin a mineral needed for strong bones. skin protects the body from these bad toxins. middle layer of skin. outer layer of skin. what doctors do to skin after a very bad burn. Big
The Teeth Edges of the front teeth.. Adults should have _____________ teeth.. These teeth appear around the age of 6.. Found inside the dentine. The pulp cavity houses ______________. Big
Excretory System and Digestive System enzyme secreted by saliva, for the breakdown of starch. network of blood capillaries in bowman capsule. organ that helps in removal of ammonia from body. a pulling force on the water column in xylem due to transpiration. part of tooth which has blood vessels and nerves. Hard
Cells A process by which the contents of a cell vacuole are released to the exterior.. The process of spontaneous passive transport of molecules or ions across a cell's membrane.. Fatty acids that do not dissolve in water.. Movement of a substance from one area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration.. Movement through a cell membrane without using engery.. Hard
About the Heart There are about 5 litres of this in an adult human body. Another word that means the average of a set of numbers.. The heart pumps blood to the ___________ to absorb oxygen and release carbon dioxide. The difference between the largest and smallest numbers. You need at LEAST four of these every day. Big
Cell in Action Use the definitions to help you solve the crossword puzzle the process in which a cell releases a particle by enclosing the particle in a vesicle that then moves to the cell surface and fuses with the cell membrane. the movement of substances across a cell membrane without the use of energy by the cell. the breakdown of food without the use of oxygen. the process by which cell use oxygen to produce energy from food. the particle that make up water. Big
Blood red blood cells contain this protein. . this increases when you exercise.. this carries the oxygenated blood from the lungs back to the left atrium of the heart.. these carry blood away from the heart.. these prevent back flow. Big
Blood Transfusion IV catheter should be _____guage our larger to prevent damage to red blood cells.. Blood transfusions should be completed with in ______hours of the time the blood was issued from blood bank.. Antibody screen and ____________ should be peformed within 72 hours prior to transfusions.. Record _____ amount of blood transfused.. If a transfusion reaction is suspected, stop the transfusion and notifiey _______ immediately.. Big
Male Reproduction When the testes do not drop in the scrotum, this is called. This penis type has no sigmoid flexure but is on a stallion, primates, dog, and cat . This type of penis is on bulls,rams, and boars. This is the network of testicular arteries and veins . This type of castration takes place by crushing the blood vessels around the testies . Big
Heart small vein. circulation: blood flow to the lungs and back. muscle of the heart wall. carries blood away from the heart. pumping chamber of the heart. Big
AP Biology regulator proteins involved in the cell cycle control. the stage that the chromosomes line up in the metaphase plate. the spreading of cancer cell to other places. the scientific study of heredity and variation. fertilized egg. Very Difficult
Visual Physiology distant images will be blurry, 'nearsighted'. distant images will be in focus, 'farsighted'. daily pattern of activity. send information on presence or absence of photons to CNS. what visual pigments derive from. Hard
Cardiovascular localized tissue death. elevated lipids in the blood. circulation of blood through tissues. artery that is not oxygenated. procedure to restore normal rhythm. Big
General and Special Senses free nerve endings that react to temperature. the type of thermoreceptors that are less numerous. the type of axons that carry fast pain. glands whose secretions absorb water and form mucus. receptors that provide sensations of touch, pressure, and vibration. Big
Muscles Muscles that we can control. One of three types of muscle tissue that moves some internal organs. One of three types of muscle tissue that makes our heart beat. Where bones meet other bones. Muscles always work in ________.. Big
The Eye Inner surface of the eye.. It regulate the size of the pupil by contraction or relaxation of its muscles.. A condition which makes the white part of the eye appear red.. It is an opening through which light enters the inner portion of the eye.. This nerve carries images from the retina to the brain.. Big
Memory and Smell Carefully read each clue and complete the crossword word below. a strong feeling of wanting something very much, especially something that you know you may not be able to have. the murder of large numbers of people belonging to a particular race. an event or situation that can be seen to happen or exist. (of a written work) dealing with the writer's own life. emotionally disturbing or distressing / relating to or denoting physical injury . Hard
Human Body Use the hints to solve the missing word and complete the crossword puzzle You smell using this.. This is what covers your teeth.. The ________ is above your ankle.. This is on top of your body.. This grows from your head.. Easy
Stem Cells organism in its earliest stages of development. unspecialised cels. egg and sperm cell fuse. long coiled molecules of DNA. cells that have a particular function. Hard
Muscles External shoulder rotation as INFERIOR part of cuff. Wrist flexion. Horizontal Adduction & Flexion. Extends Elbow. Elevate shoulder, retract scapula, depress scapula. Hard
Genetics Branch of biology concerned with the study of heredity and variation. Studies the structure, function, and evolution of genes and genomes. The RNA consists of the nitrogenous base _________ instead of thymine.. A form from the uncoiling of chromosome. Shortest stage of mitosis. Big
Brain Anatomy This is the part of the brain that helps to fine tune motor skills. This is the part of the brain that integrates sensory information and contains our knowlege of numbers. Part of the brain stem that helps with balance, hearing and other functions. This region of the brain is located at the center and is responsible for relaying information from the stem to each lobe. This lobe is the largest in the brain and is heavily involved in physical movement. Big
Neurology _________ is the ability to sustain attention over time.. The sites at which the axonal connection of one neuron corresponds with the dendritic extension of another neuron are called the ______________ . The _________________relays incoming sensory information to the appropriate portion of the brain for analysis and prepares the brain to receive input.. ____________ is important for activating the muscles used in writing. _________________ is the study of the neuroanatomy, physiology, and biochemistry of language.. Hard
The Body Find the word to the hint. helps identify kidney disease that can occur as a complication of diabetes. a red protein responsible for transporting oxygen in the blood of vertebrates. Its molecule comprises four subunits, each containing an iron atom bound to a haem group.. the system by which ingested food is acted upon by physical and chemical means to provide the body with absorbable nutrients and to excrete waste products. any of the many tiny air sacs of the lungs which allow for rapid gaseous exchange.. plural form of bronchus.. Big
Anatomy aerobic cellular respiration. Carries oxygen. a group of organs working together to convert food into energy. 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
The Human Body the chemical reaction ta gives you energy. the muscle that makes you breathe. Binds with Oxygen. breakdown and absorption of food. tiny sacs in lungs. Big
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
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