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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 Chemistry of Life Fill in the blanks with words associated with carbon compounds. Consists of 5 carbon sugars; a phosphate group and a nitrogeneous base.. Large and varied group of biological molecules that are not generally soluble in water.. A/K/A 'RNA.'. A/K/A 'DNA.'. Created when monomers join together.. Adult
The Circulatory System The fluid that flows through out the body. The organ system which helps blood flow through the body. Carry blood away from heart . Maintaining a stable body temperature. The element transported in blood. Older Children
The Digestive System gastric juice which is produced by the liver. finger-like structures that contains blood and lymph vessels. a semisolid material that is discharged by the anus. a narrow coiled tube which is 22ft. long. it is where the food enters. Older Children
The Digestive System performs over 500 different jobs. the process in which our body breaks down food and delivers nutrients. loop-like structures in the small intestine. removes water and salts. produces bile which breaks down fat. Teenage
The Digestive System A flat gland found in the lower abdomen that creates fluids that break down food . The organ responsible for detoxification, protein synthesis, and releases fluids needed for digestion. The organ that breaks down nutrients in food. The organ that disposes of bacteria and unhealthy germs . The organ mainly responsible for down food. Hard
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 Ear Specialized sudoriferous glands (sweat glands) located subcutaneously in the external auditory canal.. The rigid outer wall of the inner ear. It consists of three parts: the vestibule, semicircular canals, and cochlea.. The spiral cavity of the inner ear containing the organ of Corti, which produces nerve impulses in response to sound vibrations.. The external part of the ear in humans and other mammals.. The organ in the inner ear found only in mammals that contains auditory sensory cells, or 'hair cells.'. 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
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
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
The Eye the inner part of the eye. breaks the light. brings the picture in the right position. black point. protects the eye from dust. Older Children
The Eye pigment accumulation in the lens. ring-shaped muscle that changes pupil diameter. neural tunic that contains the photoreceptors. cells responsible for black and white vision. changes shape to focus images on the retina. Hard
The eye use the clues to find the eye words transparent bi-concave flexible disc. contains the light receptors, found at the back of the eye. controls the size of the pupil. point at which the light focuses. makes tears. Older Children
The Eye and Colour Have you been paying attention? See if you can complete this crossword using the clues. Controls the size of the pupil and how much light enters the eye. This is the light sensitive lining of the eye. Which colour is created when no light is reflected?. The opening that allows light into the eye . The part of the eye that changes shape to allow the eye to focus the light. Older Children
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
The Heart Muscular fibers arranged like bristles of a comb. CIRCUIT board of gas exchange. The 'Bundle of His'. AV valve with THREE flexible cusps. ROUTE 66 to lungs. Hard
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 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
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 Immune System Produce antibodies . Harmless antigens put into the body to cause immunity. A chemical that kills or slows tha growth of pathogens. Inside the vaccination. White blood cell that swallows and destroys pathogens. 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
The Kidneys Small calcium deposits that cause pain in the kidneys. Collection point for the body's liquid waste. Treatment used for kidney failure. Describing many fluid-filled sacs on the kidney. Drinking plenty of this will flush the kidneys. Teenage
The Kidneys the removal from the body of the waste products of metabolic pathways. filtering unit that filters substances from the blood. major blood vessel that takes blood into each of the kidneys. capillary bed with wals that have fenestrations (very small slits) that open when blood pressure is increased. drains urine into the ureter. Hard
The Kidneys The removal from the body of the waste products of metabolic activities. Final site of selective reabsorption. Feeds into ureter and is where osmoregulation occurs. The functional unit of the kidney. An artery originating from the abdominal aorta and supplying the kidneys and adrenal glands and ureters. Hard
The Knee Thigh muscles . the most Complex joint in the body. MCL. ACL. Bowlegged. Older Children
The Lymphatic and Immune System nodes of large size, varrying from twenty to thirty in number. type of lymph nodes in the inguinal region. the flexibale tissue found in the interior of bones. an organ abouve the stomach and under your ribs on your left side. are tubular structures that carry lymph throughout the body. Hard
The Lymphatic System There are 20 words in all and they all relate to the lymphatic system. There are no spaces. White blood cells that play an important role in the body’s immune response (that is, in the body’s fight against germs and diseases). . A type of lymphocyte that matures in the bone marrow. . Cells and organs that make up the lymphatic system.. The role of the ________ _________ is to process T-lymphocytes, that travel the body through the bloodstream.. A bodily fluid that consists of lymph and fat.. Teenage
The Lymphatic System ___ ___are filters of lymph.. an organ that filters blood.. 'The ____ is inside the ribcage, just behind the breastbone.'. 'The lymphatic system ____ fats and fat-soluble vitamins from the digestive system and delivers the nutrients to the cells of the body where they are used by the cells.'. What is the liquid and protein that has been squeezed out of blood? . Hard
The Magic Human Eye Look carefully at the clues provided and try to solve the crossword! Short sightedness . The bending of light as it passes from one substance to another.. Far sightedness . The point in space where parallel light rays meet after passing through the lens or bouncing off the mirror. . A lens having at least one surface curved like the inner surface of a sphere.. Teenage
The Nervous System Please complete the crossword puzzle below Protects the spinal cord.. These cells detect a stimulus.. Whitish chords made up of bundles of nerve fibers held together by connective tissue through which impulses are transmitted.. The _ _ _ _ _ and the spinal cord make up the central nervous system.. Consisting of the brain, spinal cord, spinal nerves, and cranial nerves.. Hard
The Nervous System Largest nerve tract that connects the right and left hemispheres of the brain.. A deep grove in the brain.. A cerebrovascular accident.. Causes muscles to contract, glands to secrete, and organs to function properly.. A fluid that helps cushion the brain and spinal cord and nourishes with oxygen and glucose.. Hard
The Respiratory System The main organs of the Respiratory System. We exhale this and is carried away from the lungs. We inhale this and is carried to the lungs. Two air tubes that branch off and carry air into the lungs. Essential to life . Teenage
The Respiratory System transports oxygen and carbon dioxide as parts of molecules of certain chemical bonds (hemoglobin). substance covering the surface of the respiratory membrane inside of the alveolus. the outside wall of the trachea is covered by this muscle. influence the rate and strength of respirations. increases the volume of the thoracic cavity. Hard
The Senses Any of the clusters of bulbous nerve endings on the tongue and in the linning of the mouth that provides the sense of taste.. A layer at the back of the eyeball containing cells that are photorecptor.. A flat clored ring shaped membrne behind the cornea of the eye with a pupil in the center. . The spiral cavity of the inner ear containing the organ of corti produces nerve impulses in response to sound vibrations.. The three semicircular canal s of the bony labyrinth are designated, according to their position, superior, horizontal, and posterior.. Big
The Sensory Somatic Nervous System There are typically 36 pairs of spinal nerves in which animal? . The number of cranial nerve pairs located within the sensory somatic system. . The branch through which motor nerves enter the spinal cord. . The scientific term 'afferent' refers to what type of somatic functions?. The primary function of this system is to operate what? . Hard
The Skeletal System A joint that allows one bone to rotate around another.. A mineral that helps keep bones strong.. A condition in which the body's bones become weak and break easily.. A place where two bones come together.. A joint that allows little or no movement.. Hard
The Skeletal System A joint that allows one bone to rotate around another.. A mineral that helps keep bones strong.. A condition in which the body's bones become weak and break easily.. A place where two bones come together.. A joint that allows little or no movement.. Older Children
The Skeletal System A joint that allows one bone to rotate around another.. A mineral that helps keep bones strong.. A condition in which the body's bones become weak and break easily.. A place where two bones come together.. A joint that allows little or no movement.. Older Children
The Skeletal System bones that protect internal organs. points of contact between bones. found in your neck and forearm. acts as a cushion at a joint. a knoblike projectionn. Big
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
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
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
The Skeleton Another word for skull. The squarish bone in the foot. The only cage in your body. The coller bone. Lower jaw. Hard
Theology of the Body Definitions the study of God as revealed through our bodies. Estrogen and Progesterone. true love must involve giving, sacrificing and putting others 1st. selfish sexual desire, apart from the love of God. the releasing of a mature egg. 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
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
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
Tissue A type of connective tissue that form a 3D web to create a mesh. Form the framework of the spleen, lymph nodes, and bone marrow.. Stratified tissue typically found in body areas that are subjected to stress and tension changes. For example, the urinary bladder.. thin, sheetlike structures that may have many important functions to the body. They cover and protect the body surface, line body cavities, and cover inner surfaces of hollow organs.. The formal name for the cells that are responsible for producing antibodies and fighting infections.. The basic structural unit of bone.. Big
Tissue Names single layer of tall closely packed cells. vary in height. most widespread of stratified epithelia. able to change shape, lines urinary organs. boxlike, as tall as they are wide. Teenage
 
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