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Teeth first teeth. hidden part of tooth. adult teeth. fills the hole in tooth. rotting of teeth. Older Children
The Senses smells. body parts for special jobs. harm. carry message to brain. protects from harm. Big
Ehrlich Skeletal System Match the definition partial displacement of bone from the joint. disease with abnormal breakdown of bone tissue followed by abnormal bone formation. arthritis of the joints between the vertebrae. vertebrae, vertebral column, backbone. large circular cavity in each side of the pelvis (hip socket). Hard
Nervous and Endocrine System Regulates the level of sugar in the blood. Information related to sight. Luteinizing Hormone and follicle stimulating hormone known as.... The neocortex is involved in higher functions such as sensory perception, generation of motor commands, spatial reasoning, conscious, thought and language.. Automatically controls bodily systems, arousal and voluntary movements. Big
Digestive proteins that help break down big molecules. fingerlike projections. physically breaks down food into little pieces. reactions break food down. tube connected to stomach. Big
Anatomy of the Auditory System what is the largest part of the ossicles? . how is the basilar membrane organized? . located in the petrous portion of the temporal bone . what part of the stapes articulates with lenticular process of incus?. the _____ is divided into 2 cavity systems . Hard
Cardiovascular System Small vein. Widening of a vessel. Largest type of blood vessel. Rapid heartbeat condition. Inflammation of a vein. Big
Airway and Ventilation rapid, deep, or shallow breathing. to take, suck, or inhale blood, vomit, saliva, or other foreign material into the lungs. a method of clearing the mouth of foreign material that presents a risk of blocking the airway. the areas within the respiratory system between the pharynx and the alveoli that contains a small amount of air that does not reach the alveoli. the normal amount of air breathed at rest. Big
Digestive System What is a mechanical and chemical that breaks down food into small pieces?. What helps break down large molecules into smaller molecules?. What extends from the mouth to the anus?. What folds the small intestines and are covered with fingerlike prjections?. What pysically breaks food into small pieces?. Big
Founders' Son Formal end to slavery. Gave each state 30,000 acres. When a president is killed. Railroad trackage that crosses a continental land mass with terminals at different oceans or continental borders. 16th President. Big
The Circulatory System Another name for a heart attack, reduced blood flow in the coronary arteries supplying the heart muscle.. This directs blood from the right ventricle into the pulmonary arterties.. Small blood vessels between the arteries and the capillaries.. Blood cells that are able to engulf and digest cellular debris and foreign bodies in the tissues.. These are microscopic vessels that continue from the capillaries and merge to form veins.. Big
Blood and Blood Vessels Oxygen is carried around the blood vessels in the red blood cells. Name the chemical that the red blood cells contain to carry the oxygen.. Space in the centre of the blood vessel that the blood travels through. Arteries have lots of this type of tissue so that they can stretch when the blood enters and spring back to maintain the blood pressure. transports blood away from the heart. What is plasma mainly made from?. Hard
Nervous System voluntary: rule your skeletal muscle movement. the rest of the nervous in all your body. efferent, sends instructions from your brain to glands and muscles. involuntary: heart beating, digestion. the control center of your body. It interprets the things your body senses and it sends information. Big
Organelle Functions Packages DNA. Controls all basic functions in the cell. Lets other organelles in and out. Produces energy currents through the cells. Transports many useful materials . Hard
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 arenít 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
 
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