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Cellular Growth Read the clues closely, and find the term in the word bank that best matches the clue. label for a cell's length. what cells need to expel as they grow. cell parts that make up the cell's volume. volume _____________________ more quickly as a cell grows. surface area increases more _____________________ than volume. Hard
The Muscular System each of a pair of long flat muscles at the front of the abdomen. The type of muscle found in the heart. the type of muscle that supports blood vessels and hollow internal organs. each of a pair of long muscles that connect the sternum, clavicle, and mastoid which turn and nod the head. the large muscle at the front of the thigh, which is divided into four distinct portions. Hard
Pancreas Read the information and use it to answer the crossword questions. When blood sugar is too high, which hormone causes it to be stored in the liver?. What do starches and carbohydrates break down into?. Other than hormones, what else does the pancreas produce?. What is the condition called when not enough insulin is produced?. Which hormone controls blood sugar levels?. Big
The Digestive System Makes insulin that controls how glucose (sugar) gets from the blood to the body cells.. Makes digestive chemicals. Where water is removed from undigested food, forming feces (waste).. Stores chemicals and bile from the liver and releases them into the digestive tract.. Where most of the nutrients from food are absorbed into the bloodstream.. Big
The Knee outward bending or twisting force . a large group of four muscles in the front of the thigh . a grinding noise or sensation within a joint . cartilage in the knee between the lateral femoral condyle and lateral tibial plateau. a layer of tissue that lines joint cavities and produces synovial fluid . Hard
Body Parts ear. knee. head. foot. hand. Easy
Cardiac cross word puzzle The opening and closing of the AV valves. The opening and closing of the semilunar valves. Receives deoxygenated blood from the body. thoracic pain or choking caused by decreased oxygen of the myocardium. non-modifiable risk factors. Big
The Eye & Light The human eye uses _____ to form images. . A person is _____ if their eyeballs are too long for the lens. . The primary colors of light are red,blue, and _____.. A plane mirror produces a virtual and _____ image. . Rods and cones are the light-sensitive cells on the _____.. Very Difficult
Cell Structure Found in cytoplasm, proteins are assembled on these. Mini organs in a cell that have a wide variety of functions. This organelle 'files and sorts' proteins for release out of the cell. The 'structure' of a cell, gives cells their shape.. The center or 'brain' of the cell. Hard
Muscular System Red blood cells and platelets arise here. Chronic inflammatory disease of the joints. End part of a long bone. Outer ear. Parallel with the longitude axis of the bone. Hard
Respiratory System breathing in. air sacs. transports oxygenated blood throughout body. part that controls breathing. thick, sticky substance. Big
The Hypothalamus Gland Champion of the Endocrine System _____-releasing hormone triggers production and release of thyroid hormones.. PRH and PIH hormones secreted by the hypothalamus prompt pituitary regarding breast milk production.. The hypothalamus produces both _____ and releasing hormones.. Hormones are referred to as _____ messengers.. It is located below this gland.. Hard
Cells and Body Systems convert light and energy from the sun. storage bubbles found in cells. large mass of similar cells. smallest unit of life. self contained with vital function. Hard
Heart a large vein carrying deoxygenated blood into the heart.. each of the two main chambers of the heart, left and right. A muscular walled tube. is one of three major types of muscle, the others being skeletal and smooth muscle.. blood vessels. Big
Lymphatic System tissue grafts harvested from a different animal species. a systemic disease that ocurrs mainly in young women and affects the kidneys, heart, lungs and skin. example would be skin contact reaction with poison ivy. tissue transplanted from one site to another in the same person. severe inpairment of kidney function. Hard
Thyroid Medication to treat hypothyroidism. Medication that can cause hypothyroidism. Hyperthyroid complications caused by stressors. Enlargement of thyroid gland. Most common cause of hypothyroidism globally. Hard
Urinary System formation of an abnormal passageway connecting the bladder to the vagina. hernia in which the bladder bulges through a weakness in the muscular wall of the vagina or rectum. complication that develops following an acute infection with streptococcal bacteria or with viruses. inflammation in the renal pelvis of the kidney. absence of urine production by the kidneys because of acute or chronic renal failure. Hard
Cardiovascular System help fght viruses and bacteria. carry's blood away from the heart. a cell that brings oxygen to every cell in your body. when you bleed these, cells help clog the blood. a liquid a mixture of all nutrients in the body. Big
Blood Pressure physician. red fluid. RN. CVA. blood vessel become larger. Hard
Brain Injury Facts Please complete and return. Most common symptom of a concussion. Being without symptoms. Cause 10.7% of TBI-Related injuries. Head being _____ by/against causes 15.5% of TBI-Related injuries. An emotional or physical injury. Hard
Lymphatic System pinhead to almond sized filtering collections within the lymphatic system. organ that destroys old erythrocytes,and leukocytes and stores new erythrocytes. gland that atrophies after puberty, also part of the endocrine system. returns lymph and cholesterol to circulation from the left head, face, arm chest and rest of body via the left subclavian vein. watery fluid found in the lymphatic vessels. Big
Parts of the Body The front part of your head, where your eyes, nose, and mouth are. Part of your face below your nose that you use to eat and speak. One of the two body parts in your face that you use for seeing. The area at the back of your mouth and inside your neck. Young Kids
Immune System also known as white blood cells. cells that chew up invading organisms. organ that filters foreign matter from the blood and lymph. turns white blood cells into T-cells. white blood cell that produces antibodies. Big
Brain An increase of the activity of a brain region (or a cognitive process), triggered by activity in another region/process. The effects of a stimulus on the sensory organs. Disruption in the blood supply to the brain; also called cerebrovascular accidents (CVA). process by which certain information is selected for further processing and other information is discarded. A volume-based unit (cf. pixels, which are 2D); in imaging research the brain is divided into many thousands of these. Hard
The Endocrine System Regulates sleep and wakefulness, production of this hormone is inhibited by light. Produces the hormone melatonin. 50 different types can be found in the human body. Produced within the kidneys and regulates blood pressure. Produces hormones that maintain blood sugar level, burn protein and fats, react to stressors, and blood pressure. Big
Circulatory and Respiratory System Largest lymphatic organ.. And organ in the chest.. Surrounded by blood vessels.. The fluid that leaks from blood.. Small bean shaped organs pathogens and dead cells from lymph.. Hard
Cells to convert sunlight, water and carbon dioxide into food for the plant.. have no ribosomes; acts as a storage area for protein that will later be exported out of the cell. Produces proteins.. collects simple chemicals in the cell and assembles them into large, complex structures such as proteins.. condensed form of DNA; made up of DNA and protein. Hard
Digestive System produces hormones that help with blood circulation. keeps the body pure of toxins and harmful substances. absorbs any remaining absorbable matter before sending any indigestable matter to the rectum. to store bile AKA gall needed for the digestion of food. absorbs nutrients and minerals from food. Big
Lymph System kidney-shaped organ of the lymphatic system. removes aging red blood cells from circulation and recycles them. endocrine gland located in the chest . valved structures that carry lymph. drains lymph from the upper right side of the body . Hard
The Digestive System The ________ breaks down protein, fats, and starches.. A condition where there is difficulty in emptying the bowels.. This system is made up of the ____________ tract, or GI for short.. The process of chewing.. Hardened deposits of digestive fluid that can form in your gallbladder. . Hard
The Other Senses Receptors for temperature. Smell and taste are known as the _________ senses, as the nose and tongue register ______ substances. (Physical property of sound) The amount of waves. (Physical property of sound) AKA: intensity (dB) Sine wave representation of the pressure waves above (height of wave). Can alert us to look at something (because our ears are at the sides of our head). Very Difficult
The Eye and the Brain Light travels faster through the air than through the cornea which makes it bend. What happens to your rods if there is too much light that they are used to. Short-sighted, the lens/optical system is more powerful than is needed to focus light on the retina or the eyeball is too long. Light sensitive part at the back of the eye - an extention of the central nervous system that converts light rays into electrical signals and sends the to the brain through the optic nerve. Coloured bit of the eye that controls how much light gets in - also responds to strong emotions. Hard
Cardiovascular System fights bacteria and viruses. found in the brain. and to the right and left to the neck. bring oxygen to evry cell in your body. a liquid with a mixuture of all nutirents in the blood. a muscle that pumps blood to the whole body. Big
Cell Organelles Complete the crossword storage bubbles found in cells. responsible for protein synthesis in a cell. helps the cell keep its shape and move. 'control center' of the cell. controls what goes in and out of the cell. Hard
The Foot, Ankle, and Lower Leg harmful reduction of the amount of water in the body . protection, rest, ice, compression and elevation . contains peroneus . fracture caused by stress or force . pain under heel bone caused by over use . Hard
Muscles and Bones bones store this mineral. the bones in your head. muscles that work without any direction from you. muscle that moves the bones. heart muscle. Hard
Brain Study Studying the brain by monitoring the activity of neurons firing . In recording, these are the wires that are attached to the brain to study that region. Researchers use this machine to monitor the firing of neurons in nearly all the brain. This is when you have trouble with daily functions and memory due to loss of neurons. This neurological disorder includes loss of consciousness and convolutions . Big
Blood Cells A white blood cell is also called what?. Fibrinogen and what other plasma protein are involved in the clotting of blood?. Where do granulocytes mature?. What do monocytes become in the tissues?. What cell is associated with humoral immunity?. Hard
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
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