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Single Cells The process by which a cell releases the contents of a vacuole through the cell membrane. A member of a large group of unicellular microorganisms that have cell walls but do not have organelles. Organism that consists of one cell. Any organism whose cells contain a nucleus and any other structures enclosed within the membrane. Holds DNA. Hard
The Blood A dash indicates a space between the answers White blood cells are known as . Blood is classified as a connective. When there is an insufficient number of red blood cells or the cells do not have enough hemoglobin, the individual suffers from . Means 'white blood' and refers to a group of cancers that involve uncontrolled white blood cell proliferation. What produces the majority of the plasma proteins?. Hard
Bones and Muscles muscle that makes up your theigh. aka your thinking cap. longest bone in body. Muscle that runs down the back of your leg. muscle on the side of your upper arm, part of shoulder. Older Children
Body Parts Fill in the crossword puzzle with different body parts joint between arm and hand. joint between upper and lower part of the leg. top part of the human body. the joint between the upper and lower arm. thread-like thing that grows on the head. Older Children
Cardiovascular system Fight infection. The heart is made from this typw of muscle. Found on red blood cells. The number of chambers in the heart. Clots blood. Big
Repiratory System Solve medical term for difficulty swallowing . inflammation of the lining of the lungs. easy or normal breathing. Pertaining to the lungs. cessation of breathing. Big
Lymphatic System Concentrations of lymphoid tissue that aren’t surrounded by a capsule.. Part of the lymph nodes cleans lymph and alerts the immune system to pathogens.. Filters lymph. Where B cells mature.. Cleanses the blood of cellular debris and bacteria.. Hard
Muscles solve it a sheath of fibrous elastic tissue surrounding a muscle. flattened membrane or disk. structural unit of a myofibril in muscle. a wispy layer of areolar connective tissue. a muscle whose action counteracts that of another muscle. Hard
Catcher In the Rye Allie used to write on this. the elevator guy at his school. Houldon's old school. His sister. where Houldon and Pheobe at the end of the story. Big
Leg and Foot Bones Most lateral bone of the distal row in tarsal bones . Longest bone in the body. Extensor digitorum longus distally attaches here to allow extension of:. Medial bone of the lower leg. Link together the distal heads of bones at the metatarsophalangeal joints. . Big
Tissue Types absorption, secretion, protection . throughout body within a closed system of blood vessels and heart chambers . protection, secretion, movement of mucus. outer layer of skin . tendons, ligaments, deeper layers of skin. Hard
Gene Regulation increases strength/thickness of cells ex: glucocorticoid. improves rate of transcription when bound by specific proteins. prevents transcription from taking place. production of multiple cells from one cell. proteins that affect and regulate the transcription of genes. Hard
Bones Funny Bone. Long curved bone that forms the ribcage. These bone forms your ankle and heal. Bone that forms the prominent part of the cheek and the outer side of the eye socket. Triangular bone at base of spine. Very Difficult
Tissue Types Consists of a single layer of elongated cells. Helps maintain a stable enternal environment. Lines the passages of the respiratory system. Newer cells in the deeper layers and older flattened cells on the outer layer. Consists of many closely packed, thick, collagenous fibers and a fine network of elsastic fibers. Hard
Gene Regulation Name the mechanisms according to their descriptions. Lipid molecule that enters the nucleus and sends signals to other cells (volume). DNA segment located far away from the gene it regulates (on). Prevent protein synthesis from happening (off). When a phosphate group from ATP transfers to a molecule (on). When the range is increased (volume). Hard
The Nervous System small swelling at the tip one of many endings of the axon. in the PNS and regulates the activity of cardiac and smooth muscles, organs, and glands. takes neuron signals from sensory receptor to the CNS. division of the nervous system consisting of the nerves . contains the mid-brain, pons, and medulla oblongata . Hard
Muscles chews food. muscle in the back of the upper arm. smiling muscle. type of muscle found in the stomach. type of muscle found only in the heart. Hard
Cardiovascular System When the lungs Cary oxogyn to the veins. The parts in the body that let you breath. Main chambers of the heart. Another valve in between other systems in the cardiovascular system. A tubular structure that carries the blood through the body. Older Children
Cell Organelles Using the hints below find the word that best fits the description. Good luck! holds water, food and waste materials . Manufactures proteins for the cell to use. Contain DNA and is found in the nucleus . Control all cell activities . Controls the movement of materials in and out of the cell . Hard
Tissue one layerof tall, slender cells; gut and respiratory tract; absorption and secretion. transport nutrients, gases, waste, hormones, fight infection, blood vessels. back of body. several layersof flattened cells, in skin, esophagus; provides protection against infection. random coils and can stretch and recoils; skin, lungs, blood vessels. Hard
Muscles the type of cellular energy generation that occurs when there is an inadequate supply of oxygen in that cell. . muscles that straighten the joints or extend limbs. (TWO WORDS). the sugar that the human body turns certain foods into. It can be used to make energy to power muscle cells.. groups of muscle fibers that are surrounded by a membrane holding them together.. a condition that occurs when tendons are overused and become inflamed.. Hard
The Nervous System Complete the crossword using your notes on the nervous system as well as prior knowledge. Restores body to normal function after a stressful situation ends.. All nerves carrying messages from the senses to the central nervous system.. All nerves and neurons not contained in the brain and spinal cord.. Passageway in which impulses travel from the brain or spinal cord to a muscle or gland. (efferent). Fiber that transmits impulses of sensations to the brain and spinal cord and then to muscles and organs.. Big
The Human Skeleton Pain in a joint. A chronic condition causing pain, inflammation and stiffness in the joints, especially in the hands and feet is known as ___________. How many bones are in the human skeleton?. A Doctor who specializes in the surgical correction of bones is known as an __________. Collarbone. Hard
The Human Body This organ is part of the digestive system. It synthesizes proteins. . The organs and glands in the body that are responsible for digestion.. This organ expands when you breathe in and constrict when you breathe out.. the network of nerve cells and fibers that transmits nerve impulses between parts of the body. This organ controls the entire body and nerves.. Big
Cell Theory & Cell Structure a microscope of extremely high power that uses beams of electrons instead of rays of light. . an example of eukaryotic cells.. organelle composed of numerous membranes that are used to convert solar energy into chemical energy.. organism made up of only one cell.. first to observe cells.. Hard
The Human Body distinct types of material of which animals or plants are made, consisting of specialised cells and their products. protection of the spinal cord. a structure in the human or animal body at which two parts of the skeleton are fitted together. long bone in the upper arm. lie against the ribs in the upper back and provide attachments for the bone and muscles of the upper arm. Big
The Human Body Cleans the blood in your body. It stores urine in your body. These enable you to breathe. This sends messages you the other parts of your body. You can see with these. Easy
Skin & Pain What is responsible to give you the sense of touch or pain?. Second Layer of Skin below Epidermis is called. What allows your skin to tan?. What is easier to see, the older you get?. Outter layer of skin. Older Children
Axial Skeleton formed from bone and cartilage; divides nasal cavity into left and right halves. houses pituitary gland. directs sound to inner ear. forms forehead. forms part of 'cheekbone'. Hard
The Body Hear sounds. Smell with my. To think with. To stand on and walk. To see things. Easy
The Brain the pineal gland makes it to help you feel sleepy. part that controls balance and movement. brain part that keeps you breathing. gland that controls your growth. the biggest part of the brain. Older Children
Anatomical Terms toward the back. runs vertically to divide into right and left. away from the midline of the body. toward the front . occurs in frontal plane, moving the body part inferiorly. Hard
Nervous System Regulates body activities that are under conscious control, such as the movement of skeletal muscles.. Consists of nerves and supporting cells.. Electrical charge across the cell membrane of a resting neuron.. The minimum level of stimulus that is required to cause an impulse in a neuron.. The long fiber that carries impulses asway from the cell body.. Big
Vision Screening near-sightedness. tear or key hole shaped pupil, developmental defect of the iris. Far sightedness. downward deviation of the eye, 3rd nerve palsy. uncontrolled rhythmic eye movement. Hard
The Nervous System The sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervous system to the rest of the body.. Bundled axons that form neural 'cables' connecting the central nervous system with muscles, glands, and sense organs.. The type of neuron that carries incoming information from the sensory receptors to the brain and spinal cord. . The bodies communication network, consisting of all the nerve cells of the peripheral and central nervous systems.. The type of neurons that carries outgoing information from the brain and spinal cord to the muscles and glands.. Hard
Muscular system Fill in the blank spaces below. The part of the alimentary canal extending from the stomach to the anus.. The large muscle at the back to the heart from all parts of the body.. Valuable as food and nourishing.. A type of muscle with fibers of cross bands usually contracted by voluntary actions, such as muscles that move the arms and legs.. A mass of similar cells working together to perform a particular function and forming the organs and other structural parts of an organism.. Hard
Of Mice and Men The grain that the peole collected whilst working at the ranch.. Weapon that Carlson used to kill Candy's dog with.. The place where Lennie and George lived before the novel began.. Body part that Candy was missing.. Name of the place where George and Lennie lived.. Older Children
Made For You Complete this crossword using the clues from the book- Made for you Which victim was friends with the killer. What is Eva's favourite TV Show?. Who is the killer. Author of the book. Who was the person the killer locked in the car truck. Big
The Nervous System synonym for skin. coordinates the messages from the brain to the spinal cord. connect the spinal cord to our muscles, joints and skin. it's responsible for balance,movement and coordination. the most important organ in the nervous system. Big
Make A Brain use each definition as a key to each word receives sensory information such as sounds and speech. involved in sensory and motor signal relay and the regulation of consciousness and sleep. region of the brain concerned with the comprehension of language. responsible for higher brain functions-voluntary movement, coordination of sensory information, learning, memory, and the expression of individuality. joins the two hemispheres of the brain. Hard
The Heart This valve separates the right atrium and right ventricle. The blood leaves the right hand side of the heart to go to the _______. Blood enters into the right atrium from the superior and inferior of these. This valve stops blood flowing back into the right ventricle. The blood that passes through the right hand side of the heart. Older Children
Cell Srtuctures and Functions Match the structures and functions to the parts of a cell hollow, membrane-bound vessels. gives the cell its flexibility. pair of gear-like cylinders made of microtubules. site where enzymes and proteins are made. the 'post office' for the cell. Hard
Body Systems points at which bones meet. consists of organs and tissues that transport materials to body cells. strong, flexible tissue that provides cushioning at your joints. occurs when a bone is pushed out of it's joint. tissue that attach your muscles to bones. Moderately Challenging
Genetics What is the branch of biology that deals with the heredity of an organism?. Who discovers Alkaptonuria?. What do you call the physical characteristic of a living organism?. What do you call the organism that have 2 different alleles for a trait?. What do you call the instrument used to determine genetic process?. Hard
Feet Rounded part of each metatarsal. Number of tarsals found on one foot. Most distal bones of the foot. Found at the base of the fifth metatarsal. Number of bones your feet have. Big
Heart thin tubes in your body through which blood flows. blood vessels that carry oxygenated blood away from the heart to the body's cells, tissues, and organs. . vessels carrying blood toward the heart. a medical device for listening to the heart. to move all around in a pattern. Older Children
Nervous System Vocabulary Transmits (moves) information throughout the body; includes all of the nerves. Receives information, chemical signals, and transmit that info to the axon . Part of the brain that controls balance, movement, and coordination – how your muscles work together . Allows us to receive information from our surroundings through our 5 senses. Part of the central nervous system; responsible for processing the information it receives from the nerves . Hard
Five Senses find the answers! we can ....... with our ears. the glass feels....... fire engine sounds ........ smell sense. taste sense. Hard
Medical Terminology Removal of entire uterus. Difficulty in passing stools. Inlammation of the appendix. Inflamation of the urethra. After a meal. Hard
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