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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
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
Neural Processing and the Brain Allows control of the skeletal muscles. Directs messages to sensory receiving areas in cortex. Processes sensory input and coordinates balance. Detects where radioactive glucose goes under brain activity. Minimum intensity needed for a neural impulse to stimulate. Adult
Neurologic Information Excessive drowsiness. If this is positive, it is indicitive of cortical dysfunction where the big toe bends upward and the other toes fan out. The cranial nerve tested when you ask the person to smile, show his teeth, and puff out cheeks. Assesses electrical activity to detect seizures. Unsteady gait and balance on the same side as the brain lesion. Hard
Nutritional Needs A condition resulting from a calcium deficiency.. A lack of the right proportions of nutrients over an extended period of time. . A condition characterized by a reduced number of red blood cells. . A disease of the nervous system resulting from a thiamin deficiency. . A vitamin that can be stored in the fatty tissues of the body. . Very Difficult
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
Organ Systems This system delivers nutrients and oxygen to the cells, removes waste and carbon dioxide from the cells . This system collects waste produced by cells and removes the waste from the body . Red blood cells are made mostly of this, iron-containing protein. Lower chambers of the heart that pumps blood out of the heart. Carries blood away from the heart. Hard
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
Orthopedic Terms State of healing of the bone in which there is no healing. thinning of the bones with reduction in the bone mass due to the depletion of calcium and bone protien. Inflammation of a joint. A break in the bone. grating sound heard on movement of ends of a broken bone.. Moderately Challenging
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
Parts Of A Cell Green struture in plant cells. Sac-like space for storing food and waste. Cell containing nucleus. Small organelle composed of cytoplasmic granuales. Basic unit of life. Hard
Parts of a Cell Storage bubbles that store food and a variety of nutrients.. Protein builders or the protein synthesizers of the cell. . Named after Camillo Golgi, an Italian biologist.. Holds all of the cell pieces and fluids inside the cell and keeps any nasty things outside the cell.. Powerhouse of the cell.. Hard
Parts of the Brain Encloses the shallow third ventricle. A very large fiber tract that connects the cerebral hemispheres. Plays a role in consciousness and the awake/sleep cycles. Also known as the 'interbrain'. Contains centers that control heart rate, blood pressure, breathing, swallowing, and vomiting. Teenage
Parts of the Brain and Nervous System transmits messages from sensory oragans to brain. branch-like ends of the axon . relays sensory information, and regulates sleep and attention. memories that are not in awareness but can be brought into awareness by focusing on them. thinking, planning, and conciousness. Hard
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
Parts of The Heart Complete the crossword below The central organ of the ______________ system.. largest blood vessels. lower chambers of the heart. another word for pacemaker. a muscle responsible for pumping blood to all parts of the body. Older Children
Peripheral Nervous System proprioceptors; in the dermis; detect stretch in skin and joints. temperature. inside the body. chemicals. proprioceptors; detect stretch in muscle. 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
Placenta Placenta is produced during___________. Enhance uterine blood supply and enlarge breasts. Placenta is located in the_________. Placenta is attached or covering the uterus. Causes relaxation of pelvic ligaments. 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
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
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
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
Reproductive System Male and Female abbrev. for device that prevents implantation of the embryo. process of the formation of egg cells. male sex hormones. takes matured sperm to the urethra. tubules inside the testes where sperm are produced. Hard
Reproductive System A site for both egg laying and for excretion. The structure that produces and deposits the inner and outer shell membranes. A glandular structure made up of layers of circular muscles that carry the ovum along. A flattened circular organ in the uterus of pregnant eutherian mammals, nourishing and maintaining the fetus through the umbilical cord. The male genital organ of higher vertebrates, carrying the duct for the transfer of sperm during copulation. Teenage
Reproductive System . the young of an animal in early stages of development within the womb. any bodily passage, especially one conveying secretions or excretion. reproductive gland. semen, a male reproductive cell. the process involved in the union of a male and female sex cell outside of the body of the female. Hard
Respiratory Crossword Palate supported by the bone. 'adenoid'; located high in the nasopharynx. Warms and moistens air. Superior opening of the larynx. Located at the base of the tongue. Hard
Respiratory Crossword Portion of lungs connected with the ribs. Accelerated breathing . Normal respiratory rate. Noise produce by air rushing through trachea and bronchi. Warms and moistens air. Big
Respiratory System The most amount of air that the lungs can hold.. The area of the body where oxygen is inhaled and carbon dioxide is inhaled and carbon dioxide is exhaled. This is a little flap that moves to block the windpipe when you are eating.. Tiny sacs at the end of each bronchiole. This is where oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged. The plural of this is alveoli.. This is hemoglobin without oxygen molecules. Oftentimes deoxy- hemoglobin contains carbon dioxide instead. They are colored purple or blue.. Hard
Respiratory System what you breathe in. what you breathe with. what you breth out. where your respiratory system is. the throut. Older Children
Respiratory System Difficult swallowing . Easy or normal breathing . Act of drawing air into the lungs, inhalation. Pertaining to the lungs. Cessation of breathing. Hard
Respiratory System the protein in blood that carries oxygen.. moistens the air and traps particles of dust or smoke.. the two branches off of the trachea where air passes through.. the main air-conveying tube in the throat.. brings about the exchanged of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the blood, the air, and tissues.. Big
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
Seeker of Knowledge genre of the story. one who tries to find. anythign that connects with a loop. to make known;reveal;expose. victory; succes. Older Children
Sensations This sense gives us feedback about the position and orientation of specific body parts. Receptors in our muscles and joints send information to our brain about our limbs.. Theory that states that the hair cells in the cochela respond to different frequencies of sound based on where they are located in the cochela. Created by Helmholtz. . Refers to the length of the waves and determines pitch, measured in megahurtz.. Determines the height of the wave and the loudness of the sound, which is measured in decibels. . Theory that states lower tones are sensed by the rate at which the cells fire. Demonstrates that the Place Theory accurately describes how hair cells sense the upper range of pitches but not the lower tones. . Adult
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
Skeletal Protects your heart and lungs. A disease of the bone which leads to an increased risk of fracture. The bone that forms the forehead. Protects your brain and eyes. Otherwise known as the cheekbone. Big
Skeletal and Muscular System The chewing muscles are also called the muscles of. A disorder that causes a loss of bone mass.. This type of muscle is called involuntary muscle.. This muscle is only found in one place.. The enlarged ends of the long bone.. Hard
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
Skeletal System caused by lack of Vitamin D. used to diagnose fractured bones. soft part of your nose. attach one bone to another. jaw. Very Difficult
Skeletal System Needed to make bones sronger and harder. Occur where two bones meet together. Allow a rotating or twisting motion (head). Soft bone found in the center of the bone, contains blood cells. Flexible, rubber substance that protects the ends of bones. Big
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
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
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
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
Skin, Bones, and Muscles Protects your heart and lungs. Tough waterproof proteins. Another name for backbone. Another name for skull. The muscle your heart is made from. Hard
Small Intestine What releases digestive juices into the small intestine?. The primary function of the small intestine is to absorb... What muscle at the end of your stomach opens to allow food into the small intestine?. What is broken down in the Duodenum?. How many meters long is the small intestine?. Hard
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
Teeth first teeth. hidden part of tooth. adult teeth. fills the hole in tooth. rotting of teeth. 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
 
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