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The Human Body any place where two or more bands come together. the layer of cells directly under the epidermis. a pigment that protects your skin from the ultraviolet rays in sunlight and gives it color. a smooth, slippery thick layer of tissue that covers the ends of bones. the outer, thinnest layer of the skin. Big
The Forearm and Wrist The ___ membrane is a thin fibrous sheet that connects the medial and lateral borders of the radius and ulna. Medial boundary of the cubital fossa.. Lateral boundary of the cubital fossa.. Which carpal bone is the largest?. Which nerve is affected by Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?. Hard
Circulatory The force of fluid pushing against a tissue wall is known as? . Hypotension is a result of what?. A hormone involved in blood pressure regulation?. Systolic - diastolic pressure = .... A force measured in mmHg is known as?. Hard
Circulatory System Use unscrambled words from first puzzle as a word bank for the crossword below A heart attack occurs when ______ flow to part of the heart is blocked. _______ cells anemia is an inherited disease where red blood cells are misshapen. Most common type of iron deficiency. ______ Cava blood vessels travel from body to right atrium. _____________ system is made up of your heart, blood vessels, and blood. Hard
Body Mechanics Do this with your feet to turn. It is important to maintain this. Do not lift objects higher than this level. Avoid doing this to your back when lifting. Evenly distribute your. Older Children
Discover Cells cells working together for a common function. formed from tissue. basic unit of life. used in protein synthesis. contains DNA and directs cell activity. Hard
Human Body Systems a group of similar cells that perform the same function. chemical that affects growth and development, produced by endocrine gland. the basic unit of structure and function in life. to be in balance, homestasis. system that transports nutrients throughout the body. Hard
The Immune System activated mast cells relaes chemicals . the injection of a weakened form of a pathogen to produce immunity. the type of immunity produced by the body's reaction to a vaccine. 'sickness-makers'. overreactionsof the immune system to antigens . Big
Kidney the highest point, tip . any of the small tubules that are the excretory units of the vertebrate kidney . an artery originating from the abdominal aorta and supplying the kidneys and adrenal glands and ureters . a smooth transparent membrane the adheres tightly to the external aspect of the kidney, outside layer; connective tissue keeping substances inside. . small network of capillaries encased in the upper end of a nephron; where the filtration of blood takes place . Hard
Anatomy Of The Shoulder A blow to the head of the humerus. Acromioclavicular and Glenohumeral. Held together by ligaments. Responsible for rotating the arm. Difficult, if not impossible, to find.. Hard
Urinary System Complete the crossword An involuntary sphincter that keeps the urethra closed when urine is not being passed.. A non-selective, passive process in which fluid passes from the blood into the glomerular capsule part of the renal tubule.. Hormone that helps to regulate blood composition and blood volume by acting on the kidney.. The arterial supply of each kidney.. A knot of coiled capillaries in the kidney; forms filtrate.. Hard
Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands Increases metabolic rate. Calcium balance is crucial for what major system of the body. Released when blood calcium levels are to low. Mineral used from food to make T3 and T4. Butterfly shaped gland in the neck. Hard
Black Ships Before Troy Who is the King of Sparta (Helen's husband)?. Who was the most famous soothsayer?. Who is the goddess of beauty. Who is the prince who always got what he wanted?. Who cannot be hurt in battel (except for his heal)?. Hard
Our body You smell with your . . . . If you don't have these, you can't walk. You need these to breathe.. It's where you bend your arm in the middle.. You are now using this body part to think.. Easy
Respritory System Warms and moistens inhaled air. kubes the air distribution tubes in the respiration tree. large enough to fill the chest cavity, except for middle space occupied by the heart and large blood vessels. inflammation of the larynx resulting form infection or irritation. septum that is abnmormally far from the missagittal plane. Older Children
Brain and Spinal Cord Gray matter involved in motor signals. Connects brain to spinal cord. Helps in motor coordination and balance. Gray matter which receives sensory signals . A groove in the brain . Hard
Heart valve located at the opening of the right atrium of the heart into the right ventricle. pressure exerted by the blood upon walls of blood vessels. group of cells that perform a similar function. measure of cardiac activity. name of system that transports oxygen and nutrients to the body cell/smallest unit of life. Hard
The Human Eye What must hit an object before we can see it. The dark part of the eye whose size controls the amount of light entering the eye.. Receptor cells that help us see light and dark. The ability to see distance and thickness. The nerve that sends our images to the brain. Older Children
The 5 Senses These are parts of the organs that make the 5 senses possible Converts images into electrical messages. The 'color' of the eyes. A passageway that goes from the pinna to the eardrum. A snail shaped chamber filled with liquid and cells with tiny hairs on top. Opening to the nose. Hard
THE BLOOD BANK The attachment of immune complexes to the red cell surface is called Red Cell . The source of radiation for the Gammacell Irradiator. The H Lectin. The blood bank 'bible'. The product made by thawing FFP between 1-6 degrees Celsius. Hard
Endocrine and Lymphatic Systems Regulates blood sugar levels in your body. Small bean shaped organs found throughout the body.. Regulates the amount of water in the blood. Produces hormones in Females. Stops and starts hormones. Hard
Muscular System Connective tissue that cover the outer surface of a skeletal muscle . A single motor neuron and all of the muscle fibers it innervates . Muscles ability to stretch, lengthen, or extend. Involuntary muscle found only in the heart. Involuntary muscle found within the walls of blood vessels and internal organs . Hard
Physical Disabilities you may have to change your classroom's _________ to accommodate your students with physical disabilities. student may need to get out of their _________ during the day. physical conditions that seriously impair the ability to move about or complete motor activities and interfere with learning. change how a student learns the material. students with physical disabilities may experience _________, or feel tired. Adult
Human Body Systems Basic life functions of an organism are carried on by ______. Organ system responsible for transporting needed materials to the cells and carrying wastes away from the cells. Substance needed for all living things to survive. Organ system responsible for removing liquids and gaseous wastes from the body. Ability to maintain a stable internal environment. Big
Urinary System functional unit of the kidney. outer protective covering of the kidney. temp. storage unit for urine. removal of wastes from blood. loop of /part of renal tubule. Hard
The Cardiovascular System Using your knowledge of the Cardiovascular System complete the crossword puzzle. the valve between the right atrium and the right ventricle. carries deoxygenated blood into the heart. the muscular tissue of the heart. a vein carrying oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium. carries oxygenated blood to the rest of the body. Hard
The Human Eye The sensitive layer in the eyeball. The coloured disc in the eyeball. The circular window in the eyeball. The sensory cells in the retina that detect in dim light. The outermost layer of the eyeball. Older Children
Special Senses Solve the puzzle below. ringing in the ear. what you hear with. opaque lens. What can detach. What looks better on Squillium thanSquidward. Hard
Circulatory System Red fluid circulating in the body. The pressure that is exerted by the blood against the walls of blood vessels. Basic unit structure and function of living things. A condition in which blood flow to part of the heart muscle is blocked, causing heart cells to die. Blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart. Hard
Muscles where is our smallest muscle found. muscles found in the walls of your heart. muscles found in the internal organs . this happens when one or more of your muscles contract and will not relax. smooth and cardiac are what type of muscle. Big
Circulatory System Complete the crossword below a red liquid that circulates in the body. a clear cell in the blood that protects the body from disease. an abdominal organ involved in the production and removal of blood cells. an abdominal organ involved in the metabolic process. carries oxygenated blood from the heart to all parts of the body. Older Children
Skeletal System Protects the spinal cord. Makes up the ribcage. Longest bone in the arm. makes up the forehead. Located on top of the spinal column. Older Children
Adjectives Expressing Taste Synonym of disgusting. Causing or liable to cause a feeling of nausea or disgust. Very beautiful or attractive. containing a large amount of fat, spices, sugar, etc.. Smelling or looking delicious. Big
Reproduction the fluid that protects the sperm. a cycle that renews that lining of the uterus and an egg cell. the sensitivity organ of the female. produces the female cell-prematurely. the place of which the egg cell implants. Hard
The Skeletal System Cage around the chest. Made of many fibrous joints and protects our brain. Widest part of the spine . Bones of the ankles . Name for the collar bone. Older Children
Skin and Tissue Chromosomes are aligned.. Inflammation of the dermis. Solution of proteins and metabolites inside a biological cell, in which the organelles are suspended. Paired chromosomes move to opposite sides of the cell. Under the epidermis, contains hair follicles and sweat glands. Hard
Neck and Trunk muscle that spans the anterior trunk in the midline. articulations between the atlas and axis are known as these joints. long, superficial, straplike muscle that originates as two heads from the medial aspect of the clavicle and the superior end of the sternum. the second cervical vertebra, forms a pivot. outer portion of the disk consisting of several concentrically arranged fibrocartilaginous rings that contain the nucleus pulposus. Hard
The Skeletal System a condition in which progressive loss of bone tissue occurs. bones that are thinner and flatter than others. damage to tissues caused by repeated movements.. bones that have an unusual shape and do not fit into the other categories. strong, flexible, connective tissue. Hard
Digestive system process of digesting food.. helps you breath. make up the body. make up of nerves in the body. process of breathing. Big
Elbow, Wrist, and Hand Review A _______ force results in a compressive force on the lateral side . science of fitting workplace conditions and job demands to the capabilities of the working population.. This membrane is a dense fibrous connective tissue and transmits axial force from wrist to the elbow. The _________ CMC articulates with the hamate with only flexion and extension.. Which way will the elbow most likely dislocate?. Hard
Cardiovascular System is on the right dorsal side of the mammalian heart, between the right atrium and the right ventricle. is a small diameter blood vessel in the microcirculation that extends and branches out from an artery and leads to capillaries.. is the iron-containing oxygen-transport metalloprotein in the red blood cells of all vertebrates. is the pressure exerted by circulating blood upon the walls of blood vessels, and is one of the principal vital signs.. are large blood vessels that carry oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart.. Hard
The Ear bony spaces within the temporal bone of the skull. bone located in the skull behind the external auditory canal. part of the ossicles referred to as the 'hammer'. snail shaped and contains organs of hearing. short tube that ends at the tympanic membrane. Hard
Endocrine System Produces insulin and glucagon, which regulates the level of glucose in the body.. Four glands that releases parathyroid hormones.. Produces estrogen and progesterone, which prepares egg for fertilization.. Releases thymosin during childhood.. Chemicals released in the body that travel through the blood stream.. Hard
Foot and Ankle Both longitudinal arches are supported by this which is superficially located and runs from the calcaneus forward to the proximal phalanges. Made up of the five metatarsals and all of the phalanges. Made up of the talus and calcaneus and first part of foot to hit the ground in the gait cycle. Loss of the medial longitudinal arch. Joint that consists of the inferior surface of the talus articulating with the superior surface of the calcaneus. Hard
Thorax and Abdomen Muscle Elevates the ribs. A deep muscle that help increase volume of the lungs and body posture. Also allows the lungs to breath properly. Compresses the Thorax for forced expiration. The most superficial abdominal muscle, helps with posture and known as 'the six pack'. Hard
THE SKELETAL SYSTEM the collection of the bones that protect your lungs.. the place where two bones meet.. something the joins muscles to bone.. the substance inside a bone that makes blood cells.. the bone that protects your brains.. Hard
Thorax & Abdomen inflammation of the appendix characterized by high fever,. liver, pancreas, kidney and lung . increase in respiratory rate associated w/anxiety including . blood in urine. Stomach, Gallbladder, Bladder, Intestines, Vessels. Hard
The Ear lies deep in the temporal bone behind the eye socket; provides a secure site for the delicate receptor machinery housed there. communicates with the utricle anteriorly. a spiral, conical bony chamber in the ear. the shell-shaped projection surrounding the opening of the external acoustic meatus. the three smallest bones in the body are known as the _______. Hard
Digestive System Breaks down fats to fatty acids. Filters Blood. Detoxifies Blood. Increases the surface area of the small intestine. Helps the movement of food. Keeps intestines in place. Hard
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