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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
Skin What do we put on our skin to protect us from the sun?. What does the skin keep out of our body?. What do nerve endings do?. This grows from a deep pocket of the skin.. There are little________in the thick layer of the skin.. Easy
Musculoskeletal System I am the smallest bone, What bone am I? . I allow movement and provide mechanical support, What am I? . How often does the human skeletal system 'replace' it's self?. I have 206 bones, Who am I? . I am a pivot joint, What am I? . Older Children
Parts of the Ear The tube Through which sound travels to the ear drum.. Where sound is amplified.. Snail shaped bone that detects sound.. Set of tubes attached to the cochlea.. Where sound waves are collected.. Big
Bloodborne Pathogens primary body fluid of transmission. a bacterial infection usually related to puncture wounds that cause fever and convulsions. containers for used syringes must all have a label with ________ on it.. this virus can survive for 1 week in dried blood. a wound with a jagged edge appearance . Hard
Plasma Membranes and Cellular Transport the transport of material out of a cell by means of a sac or vesicle. have to work against the concentration gradient.. carbohydrate attached to it.. explains various observations regarding the structure of functional cell membranes.. process where cells lose their hypertonic solution.. Very Difficult
Endocrine System Endocrine System Terms & Definitions Secretes insulin and glucagon.. Stimulates productin by the mammary glands.. Hormone secreted by pineal gland.. Peptide hormones act via the _______ messenger system.. Disorder caused by excess GH secretion in adulthood.. Hard
Blood White blood cells.. Substances essential to the proper formation of the components of blood.. Leukocyte formation.. The oxygen-carrying molecule found within red blood cells.. Increased numbers of circulating platelets.. Hard
Eyes things that cause disease. bones of the head. thick liquid the body makes that moistens and protects. form and give off. clear liquid from the eyes. Older Children
Lymphatic system A protein produced by our body's cells that are infected with viruses. What factor of immunity are these:Intact skin,Mucus, Hairs, Epiglottis and Flow of urine.. A Chemical Factor of immunity. This Cisterna receives lymph from the legs and abdominal viscera. Invading bacteria or viruses are called this. Hard
Hepatobiliary System diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome can cause. the second largest organ in the body. over half of the liver can be destroyed and it will. type of hepatitis that is the most common cause of liver cancer in the world. chronic disease of the liver that results in irreversible damage and loss of liver function. Hard
Cells traps energy from the sun. stores water. molecule that contains a carbohydrates. process by which insoluble, non-digested particles are eliminated by the cell.. process by which substances that are synthesized by the cells are expelled from the membrane. Hard
My Five Senses to be aware of sounds with your ears. the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium. the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract. one of the five long thin parts that stick out from the hand. the soft part in the mouth that moves around used for tasting, swallowing, speaking, etc. Easy
Skeletal and Muscular System instrument used to view inside a joint. fairly common metabolic disease of the bone . pertaining to the humerus. lack of muscle tone. The pelvic girdle is called. Hard
The Knee Thigh muscles . the most Complex joint in the body. MCL. ACL. Bowlegged. Older Children
The Digestive System just below the stomach. small pear shaped organ. second largest organ in the body. the last part of digestion. gets most of the nutrients out of the food. Older Children
The Excretory System Complete the crossword below. To get rid of waste or harmful matters.. Is red and circulates around our body.. The filtering and excretory unit of the kidney.. What stores urine from the kidney?. What is produced by the direct combination of nitrogen and hydrogen gases?. Big
Defense System produces hormones that aid in maturation of white blood cells. act as filters to trap bacteria. tough protein that forms waterproof cover for skin. large cells that eat pathogens and damaged cells. these T cells produce memory T cells. Hard
Digestive system liver cells . cells that secrete HCl and intinsic factor. largest lobe of the liver . fat emulsifying liquid . cells that produce pepsinogen. Hard
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