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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
Blood Transfusion IV catheter should be _____guage our larger to prevent damage to red blood cells.. Blood transfusions should be completed with in ______hours of the time the blood was issued from blood bank.. Antibody screen and ____________ should be peformed within 72 hours prior to transfusions.. Record _____ amount of blood transfused.. If a transfusion reaction is suspected, stop the transfusion and notifiey _______ immediately.. Big
Male Reproduction When the testes do not drop in the scrotum, this is called. This penis type has no sigmoid flexure but is on a stallion, primates, dog, and cat . This type of penis is on bulls,rams, and boars. This is the network of testicular arteries and veins . This type of castration takes place by crushing the blood vessels around the testies . Big
Heart small vein. circulation: blood flow to the lungs and back. muscle of the heart wall. carries blood away from the heart. pumping chamber of the heart. Big
AP Biology regulator proteins involved in the cell cycle control. the stage that the chromosomes line up in the metaphase plate. the spreading of cancer cell to other places. the scientific study of heredity and variation. fertilized egg. Very Difficult
Visual Physiology distant images will be blurry, 'nearsighted'. distant images will be in focus, 'farsighted'. daily pattern of activity. send information on presence or absence of photons to CNS. what visual pigments derive from. Hard
Cardiovascular localized tissue death. elevated lipids in the blood. circulation of blood through tissues. artery that is not oxygenated. procedure to restore normal rhythm. Big
General and Special Senses free nerve endings that react to temperature. the type of thermoreceptors that are less numerous. the type of axons that carry fast pain. glands whose secretions absorb water and form mucus. receptors that provide sensations of touch, pressure, and vibration. Big
Muscles Muscles that we can control. One of three types of muscle tissue that moves some internal organs. One of three types of muscle tissue that makes our heart beat. Where bones meet other bones. Muscles always work in ________.. Big
The Eye Inner surface of the eye.. It regulate the size of the pupil by contraction or relaxation of its muscles.. A condition which makes the white part of the eye appear red.. It is an opening through which light enters the inner portion of the eye.. This nerve carries images from the retina to the brain.. Big
Memory and Smell Carefully read each clue and complete the crossword word below. a strong feeling of wanting something very much, especially something that you know you may not be able to have. the murder of large numbers of people belonging to a particular race. an event or situation that can be seen to happen or exist. (of a written work) dealing with the writer's own life. emotionally disturbing or distressing / relating to or denoting physical injury . Hard
Human Body Use the hints to solve the missing word and complete the crossword puzzle You smell using this.. This is what covers your teeth.. The ________ is above your ankle.. This is on top of your body.. This grows from your head.. Easy
Stem Cells organism in its earliest stages of development. unspecialised cels. egg and sperm cell fuse. long coiled molecules of DNA. cells that have a particular function. Hard
Muscles External shoulder rotation as INFERIOR part of cuff. Wrist flexion. Horizontal Adduction & Flexion. Extends Elbow. Elevate shoulder, retract scapula, depress scapula. Hard
Genetics Branch of biology concerned with the study of heredity and variation. Studies the structure, function, and evolution of genes and genomes. The RNA consists of the nitrogenous base _________ instead of thymine.. A form from the uncoiling of chromosome. Shortest stage of mitosis. Big
Brain Anatomy This is the part of the brain that helps to fine tune motor skills. This is the part of the brain that integrates sensory information and contains our knowlege of numbers. Part of the brain stem that helps with balance, hearing and other functions. This region of the brain is located at the center and is responsible for relaying information from the stem to each lobe. This lobe is the largest in the brain and is heavily involved in physical movement. Big
Neurology _________ is the ability to sustain attention over time.. The sites at which the axonal connection of one neuron corresponds with the dendritic extension of another neuron are called the ______________ . The _________________relays incoming sensory information to the appropriate portion of the brain for analysis and prepares the brain to receive input.. ____________ is important for activating the muscles used in writing. _________________ is the study of the neuroanatomy, physiology, and biochemistry of language.. Hard
The Body Find the word to the hint. helps identify kidney disease that can occur as a complication of diabetes. a red protein responsible for transporting oxygen in the blood of vertebrates. Its molecule comprises four subunits, each containing an iron atom bound to a haem group.. the system by which ingested food is acted upon by physical and chemical means to provide the body with absorbable nutrients and to excrete waste products. any of the many tiny air sacs of the lungs which allow for rapid gaseous exchange.. plural form of bronchus.. Big
Anatomy aerobic cellular respiration. Carries oxygen. a group of organs working together to convert food into energy. allow oxygen and carbon dioxide to move between the lungs and bloodstream. is an airway in the respiratory tract that conducts air into the lungs. Big
The Human Body the chemical reaction ta gives you energy. the muscle that makes you breathe. Binds with Oxygen. breakdown and absorption of food. tiny sacs in lungs. Big
Human Body Systems This process requires oxygen (O2) in order to create ATP. It is iron-containing protein in red blood cells. Is a group of organs working together to convert food into energy and basic nutrients to feed the entire body. They are tiny sacs within our lungs that allow oxygen and carbon dioxide to move between the lungs and bloodstream. Is an airway in the respiratory tract that conducts air into the lungs. Big
Muscles and Muscle Tissue Fill in the lanks with the correct vocabualry word whose action is normally controlled by an individual's will. a sheath of fibrous elastic tissue surrounding the muscle . a structural unit of a myofibril in striated muscle, consisting of a dark band and the nearer half of each adjacent pale band. a bundle of skeletal muscle fibers surrounded by perimysium . one of the cross straitions in straited muscle that contain myosin filaments and appear dark under the light microscope and light in polarized light . Very Difficult
Cells Like a small factory that manufactures proteins. Building blocks for a variety of structures in the cell. The control centre. Controls what comes in and out of the cell. Energy producers in the cell. Hard
Respiratory System Terminology Forms part of the mediastinum and lines the inner wall pf the thoracic cavity. A fluid secreted by the cells of the alveoli that serves to reduce the surface tension of pulmonary fluids. Breathing in. Soft, spongy, coned shaped organs in the throacic cavity. small microscopic air sacs. Hard
Movements At a Joint The swivelling of a joint/ bone moves freely around in a curve. . Decreasing an angle between two bones . Movement at ankle where toes are pointed towards the ground . Movement at the ankle where toes are pulled towards the knee. Movement of limb towards the midline of body. Older Children
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