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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
The Lung Parts The red liquid that carries oxygen and carbon dioxide around the body is called, _________.. The primary opening for respiratory system.. These are tiny sacs within our lungs.. The two main branches/tubes of the trachea are called __________________.. We breathe this type of oxygen out.. Big
Broken Bones & Dislocations a shell, made from plaster, which immobilises anatomical structures while they heal (plaster...). weak or loose. diagonal. insensible. orthopaedic device that supports a part of the body in correct position (plastic...). Big
Heart of Science what is the name of the valve that prevent backflow of blood into the right atrium when the right ventricle contracts? (9). this structure connects the cusps of the AV valves to the ventricles (7,8). pointy region of the heart (4). the heart is composed of this type of muscle (7). how many chambers does the heart have? (4). Hard
Cognition Dysfunction or loss of memory, orientation, attention. refers to individual appetite, sleep and energy level. Higher thinking process that allows flexibility, adaptability, and goal directedness. inability to realistically solve ordinary problems of daily living. basis for cognitive assessment and includes general appearance, behavior, and cognitive functions. Big
The Lung Parts The red liquid that carries oxygen and carbon dioxide around the body is called, _________.. These are tiny sacs within our lungs.. The two main branches/tubes of the trachea are called __________________.. We breathe this type of oxygen out.. A gas everyone breathes in.. Adult
Endocrine Glands Guess the different glands of the endocrine system Also part of the digestive system, the ____ makes insulin and glucagon, which control glucose levels. Located in chest. Makes T cells which defend body.. Buried deep in the brain. Controls cycle of sleep, temperature, reproduction, and aging. Makes estrogen and eggs. Located above kidneys. Makes 30 hormones that control carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolisms and water and salt levels. Big
Cellular Respiration _____ means withour oxygen.. In glycolosis, how many ATP molocules are created?. The_____ _____ is one of the main stages in aerobic respiration.. When pyruvate enters the mitochondria, _____ _____ is removed.. In Energy Generation, ATP adds and takes away Phosphate.. Hard
Cognition A syndrome characterized by dysfunction or loss of memory, orientation, attention, language, judgment and reasoning. higher thinking processes that allow for flexibility, adaptability, and goal directness . Inability for an individual to perform normal daily activities required to meet basic needs without assistance . Forms the basis for cognitive assessment and includes general appearance, behavior and cognitive function. Broadly refers to the retention and recall of past experiences and learning. Hard
Cellular Respiration How many ATP molecules are made in glycolysis. Producing ATP in the presence of Oxygen . An enzyme that makes ATP when hydrogens are rushing through. Second step of cellular respiration. How many ATP are produced by the Kreb cycle for each molecule of glucose?. Hard
The Human Brain cells that maintain the homeostasis of the neuron. elevated ridges of the brain. relay station for messages to sensory cortex. abbreviation for central nervous system. axons that connect the two hemispheres of the brain. Hard
Cell This organelle is like a solar panel, using the sun's energy to produce needs.. This is like a shopping mall, made up of many different stores.. This organelle is like a post office. The shipments have to be packaged and then sent to their destination.. This type of cell is much like earth, with different states, countries and continents working together to make a living.. This organelle is like the air traffic control center, controlling where planes go.. Hard
Nervous System method by which neurotransmitter leave the presynaptic membrane. responsible for black and white vision. behavior as a result of genetics. tubular, coiled, and fluid filled structure. breaks down acetylcholine back into acetyl and choline. Hard
Memory the disruptive effect of new learning on the recall of old information. having to do with auditory stimuli. proposed that short-term memory can retain about seven information bits. the processing of information into the memory system. an increase in a cell's firing potential after brief, rapid stimulation . Hard
Your Sense Organs body parts with special jobs. sense organ that can smell. may cause harm. pathways. avoid injury. Big
The Bronze Bow restrein. fresh growth. to obtain awareness or understanding. eturning aside. kitchen is a ship. Big
NYT Best Sellers Booklist according to Barnes and Nobles for the Week of Jan 8, 2017 movie tie in book made from a work previously published as Stories of Your Life and Others. Rowling is at it again with a two part work - Harry Potter and the. a cookbook by Anthony Bourdain. the musical script for those not broadway bound. non-fiction written by the Boss. Hard
Heart the fluid that circulates in the principal vascular system of human beings.. a vein conveying oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart.. two large veins discharging blood into the right atrium of the heart.. the two lower chambers on each side of the heart that receive blood from the atrium and in turn force it into the arteries.. a colorless, odorless, incombustible gas, present in the atmosphere and formed during respiration.. Big
Digestive System Salivary amylase uses ______________ digestion . When fat enters the duodenum a hormone is released . One of the accessory organ is _____________. breakdown small polypeptides into amino acids . The gall bladder use _______ to emulsifies fats . Hard
Parts of the Eye Vitreous . Back part of the eye. Contains light-receptors called robs and cones. It also converts light waves into electrical signals. . Colored part of the eye. It is a circular shaped muscle that controls the size of the pupil.. Black hole in the iris. Light enters the eye through the opening. . Located behind the pupil. Allows you to see objects that are near and far. . Older Children
Human Body Complete crossword puzzle a specialized bodily fluid that supplies essential substances and nutrients.. system of sex organs within an organism which work together for the purpose of sexual reproduction. . any of the fine threadlike strands growing from the skin of humans, mammals, and some other animals.. a band or bundle of fibrous tissue in a human or animal body that has the ability to contract, producing movement in or maintaining the position of parts of the body.. the network of nerve cells and fibers that transmits nerve impulses between parts of the body.. Big
Muscles / elevates mandible. / rotates arm laterally. / tenses abdominal wall and compresses abdominal contents, flexes vertebral column. / tenses abdominal wall and compresses abdominal contents. / flexes leg and thigh/ abducts and rotates thigh laterally. Hard
Parts of the Body A group of body parts that work together to perform a special job. A kind of muscle that a person can control. A group of cells that look alike a work together to do a certain job. The place where two bones come together. A tough, rubbery tissue that makes up parts of the skeleton. Big
DNA a genetic locus useful for determining gender. a repeating unit of DNA consisting of one of four bases - adenine, guanine, cytosine, or thymine -- attached to a phosphate-sugar group. the order of bases on all twenty-three pairs of human chromosomes. a region of a chromosome that contains multiple copies of a core DNA sequence . a threadlike structure in the cell nucleus, along which the genes are located. Hard
Bones helps stabilize the patella, responsible for essential movements in the leg. protect the inner organs and assist in the breathing process. helps flex the hip. the largest muscles in the upper arm. main function is to support the arm and move the scapula. Hard
Motor Development program that provides certain types of play that are believed to be essential for development but are not readily available at home . period in which we produce movement via an impulse from the higher brain centers. one of America's fastest growing sports. most widely accepted assessment procedure for determining stage of maturation. majority of people who are coaching youth sports, they lack the necessary preparation to coach. Hard
Nervous System Find the answers The _____________________ includes sensory and motor nerves.. The _______ protects the brain.. Your ________ controls all movements.. The ________ ____ is connected to the brain.. The __________________ controls movements of the heart, smooth muscles in the stomach, intestines, and glands.. Older Children
Muscles of the Hip, Thigh, and Leg Made by Luis Gonzalez laterally flexes the vertebral column. dorsiflexes the foot and extends the toes. longest muscle of the body. plantar flexes and everts the foot. directly underneath and ends at the rectus femoris muscle. Hard
Nervous System Actions that your brain controls. All parts of your system except the brain and spinal cord. The second largest part of the brain. The main control center of the nervous system. Detect changes inside and outside the body. Big
Anatomical Terminology Toward the back. Toward the side. To face foward; The front of the body. Toward the head. Achieved when the body internal eviroment is realitivly constant. Big
Nervous System the neurons that stimulate skeletal muscles under conscious control in this system. type of neuron that gathers what’s happening and allows you to feel around your body. All the parts of the nervous system except the brain and spinal cord. second largest part of the brain. largest organ in the nervous system. Big
Cell Parts and There Functions These organelles convert light energy into a chemical energy called glucose.. Surrounds the genetic material and nucleolus. An organelle near the nucleus of the cell that contains centrioles. Molecules that make up the building blocks of the structure and function the cell. A network of tubules and flattened sacs that create liquids. Hard
Digestive System produces insulin and glucagon, enzymes, and sodium bicarbonate. three pairs of exocrine glands in the mouth. produces bile and stores glycogen. cells produce hydrochloric acid which kills bacteria and activates pepsinogen. cells secrete pepsinogen, the inactive form of pepsin, in the stomach. Big
The Human Brain Right hemisphere controls _____ and imagination.. Left hemisphere controls _____ like science and math.. The skull. Damage to the frontal lobe can cause problems with emotional _____.. Neurons _____ and process information in the brain.. Hard
Nephrotic Syndrome disorder characterized by marked proteinuria, hyperlipidemia, hypoalbuminemia, and edema. an event that stimulates nephrotic syndrome. a characteristic of nephrotic syndrome. less than 500 mL in 24 hours. can pass thru kidneys when the glomeruli is damaged. Hard
The Human Brain Answers will all be about the human brain The skull. Outer layer of cerebrum is the cerebral. The lobe where reading and sensation are found. Controls basic body functions like breathing. Cerebral cortex is divided into four. Older Children
Respiratory System Independent Study Crossword The sense of smell; olfaction. A pair of organs, the principal parts of the respiratory system. The flowing blood in a circulatory system.. An element, normally a gas.. Two main branches of the trachea that go into the lungs. Big
Digestive System Gland organ that produces insulin. Organ that filters blood. Organ in your mouth vital for chewing as well as for speech. Fleshy extension at the back of the soft palate above throat. Small ridge of tissue under tongue and lips. Big
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