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Skeletal System Site in bones where red blood cells are formed. The end of a long bone. Most flexible type of cartilage. Joint where the the axis of a convex articular surface is parallel with the longitudinal axis of the bone. The end of a bone fits in a rounded socket into another. Very Difficult
Embryology and Histology complete the crossword below Week two through the week eight is called a. Conception through the first two weeks. bone that surrounds the root of the tooth and the socket. maxillary processes on each side of the face. the structure that covers the outside of the crown of the tooth. Big
Cell Cycle the stage in mitosis in which the duplicated chromosomes line up along the equatorial plate of the spindle. structures that pull duplicated DNA away from each other. when the DNA replicates. the third phase of mitosis, during which the chromosome pairs separate and move toward opposite poles. phase of non-division in which the cell grows. Big
Ankle and Lower Leg ligament between the talus and fibula . muscle that does eversion. when MTSS is not properly treated. sprain between the tibia and fibula. 3 bones on the other side of the navicular. Hard
Cell Parts and Functions The organelle that creates food in plants. The cells that contain a nucleus are called. An organism with one cell. The materials found inside the nucleus , mitochondria, and cytoplasm. This is from tubes and sacs and creates lipids. Hard
Skeletal System Complete and fill crossword puzzle with the correct vocabulary word acute or chronic inflammation of a joint, often accompanied by pain and structural changes and having diverse causes, as infection, crystal deposition, or injury.. the breaking of a bone, cartilage, or the like, or the resulting condition.. Cell Biology. one of the large multinuclear cells in growing bone concerned with the absorption of osseous tissue, as in the formation of canals.. Cell Biology. one of the large multinuclear cells in growing bone concerned with the absorption of osseous tissue, as in the formation of canals.. the skeleton of the head and trunk. Big
Sensation and Perception 2 Number of sound waves per second. the height of a sound wave. A snail shaped tube in the ear. Process of sorting through sensations and selecting some for further processing. slightly different retinal image. Big
The Circulatory System the only true element cells (have nuclei), protect from infectious microorganisms. the protein that maintains osmotic balance of the blood so water doesn't flow outside of the cell. percentage of blood that is made up of red blood cells. oxygen carrying protein. the type of bone marrow that red blood cells originate from. Older Children
Audiology Terms middle ear muscle acting on the malleus. the wavelike action of the basilar membrane arising from stimulation of the perilymph of the vestibule. the structure of the bony labyrinth forming the central core of the cochlea. analysis of an acoustical signal to determine the relative contribution of individual frequency components. auricle, making up the readily visible portion of the outer ear. Hard
Anatomy and Physiology Chewing.. Hyperkinetic disorder arising from lesions to subthalamus that involves uncontrolled flailing of arms and legs.. The bone shared by the tongue and larynx, and the only unpaired bone of the body.. Unpaired cartilage between the tongue and thread cartilage whose functional significance it that it drops down to cover the laryngeal opening during swallowing. . Communicates sensation of temperature, proprioception (muscle spindle), and touch from the arms to the ipsilateral cerebellum.. Hard
First Aid & CPR A person's _____ may become slurred during a stroke. . You should lean ______ during a nose bleed.. Will help to keep blood flowing throughout the body that carries oxygen. . You should encourage a person to keep doing this if they are choking. . Using this can help to ensure elevation to an injured arm. . Big
Skeletal System Using the hints, fill out the crossword puzzle (compound words are put together). characterized by meshes of the reticular network that contain the developmental stages of red blood cells, white blood cells, and megakaryocytes. a joint that permits rotatory movement only—called also trochoid. autoimmune disease characterized by chronic inflammation of joints. literally means 'porous bones'. yellow, flexible cartilage that lines the external ear, some cartilages of the larynx/epiglottis. Very Difficult
Hearing Terms the cochlea has a tonotopic arrangement with low frequency sounds processed toward the ______. medial geniculate body is a relay of the __________. firing pattern that resembles VIII nerve responses. post stimulus time histograms are plots of _________ response relative to the onset of a stimulus. the frequency specificity refers to the ability of the _______ to differentiate the various spectral components of a signal. Hard
DNA Please Complete the Following Crossword Over DNA Which base pairs with Thymine?. Hydrogen bonds are described as a ________ type of bond.. What does the term ATP stand for?. What does the term DNA stand for?. Who discovered the shape of the DNA molecule? Both names with and in the middle. Opposite of alphabetical order.. Hard
Respiratory System Large amounts of air enter the respiratory system through the two structures, the mouth and the what?. This is a valve-like structure within the pharynx that controls the passage of food, water, and air. These are the major organ of the respiratory system and are large sacs in which gas is exchanged. When we exhale the diaphragm ______________, air is forced out, and our lungs and rib cage shrink.. The respiratory system functions to take ____________ from the air and put it in the blood stream. Big
Thorax and Abdomen Produces insulin . dome shaped muscle . Muscle injured during a abdominal muscle strain . ribs 11 and 12 are called ________ ribs. Lies between the diaphram and the pelvis. Hard
the Kidney complete the crossword what is the kidney made up of. what delivers blood to the kidney . how many kidneys can a person have. what can be very painfull. a food named after the kidney. Big
Anatomy and Physiology of Hearing the process associated with hearing . the largest of the ossicles. the fluid in the cochlear duct . the entrance to the ear canal. acts as a funnel for sound directed toward the head from the front or side. Big
Cellular Respiration Type of energy released when glucose is broken down. The substance that yeast produces when oxygen is not avaliable . Six carbon molecule that is broken-down to create ATP. One carbone gaseous molecule . Gaseous molecule required for aerobic repiration. Hard
All About The Brain controls the body's vital functions. responsible for balance and coordination of muscles and the body. processes sensory information that had to do with taste, temperature, and touch. control basic emotions and drives. archivist and architect of the cell. Big
Lung Meriidian What is its vegetable?. What is its smell?. What is it's emotion?. What is its indicator?. What is an indicator for the last point?. Hard
Reflexes Moves body part away from stimulus.. Reflex that processes information in brain.. The _______ reflex is an example of a stretch reflex.. Direct synapse between a sensory and motor neuron.. _________ reflex is a rapid involuntary responses to certain stimuli.. Hard
Anatomy Fibrous elastic tissue surrounding the muscles.. Flat disk that makes the ER and Golgi apparatus.. The structure of fibrils in a striated muscle.. Bundle of structures (like the nerves). A layer of aerolar connective tissue that ensheathes each individual myocyte.. Hard
Dental Anatomy Complete Crossword Puzzle Third stage of tooth development with dental lamina growing into cap shape . The lingual surfaces on all anterior teeth have a BLANK, which is a raised, rounded area on the cervical third of the lingual surface . Cusp ridges that descend from the cusp tips toward the central part of the occlusal table . Mandibular plate (s) that extend upward and backward from the body on each side . A shallow, wide depression on the lingual surface of the anterior teeth or the occlusal table of the posterior teeth . Hard
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 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
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