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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
Urinary System abdominal x-ray of kidney, ureter, and bladder typically used as a scout film before doing an IVP; kidney, ureter, bladder. A hard mass formed in the kidneys, typically consisting of insoluble calcium compounds. x-rays of the urinary tract taken after iodine is injected into the bloodstream and as the contrast passes through the kidney, revealing obstruction, evidence of trauma, etc.. Each of the functional units in the kidney, consisting of a glomerulus and its associated tubule. inability of the kidneys to excrete wastes and to help maintain the electrolyte balance. Very Difficult
Nervous System Club ending where the neuron makes connections with other nerve cells. The branches of a neuron. The center of a cell. The area where the nerve cell forms around the nucleus and cytoplasm. The connection between different myelin sheath's. 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
Autonomic Nervous System Any of the autonomic ganglia located in the plexuses of autonomic fibers.. neurons whose cell bodies lie in the autonomic ganglia and whose purpose is to relay impulses beyond the ganglia. any of the ganglia of the autonomic system whose unmyelinated fibers innervate the internal organs. What does the Ans control ?. Where is the ANS located?. Hard
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
Brain Structure or Function Allows actions to be directed towards different points in space. associated with perception and recognition of auditory stimuli, memory, and speech. Communication between the left and right side of the brain . The outermost layer of brain cells. This structure is responsible for basic vital life functions such as breathing, heartbeat, and blood pressure. Hard
Ball and Socket Joint One of the six major hip movements; rotates inward . Strongest ligament in your body. Cartilage that keeps the ball and socket connected . An internal rotator and an abductor . The 'socket' part of the joint. Hard
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
Digestion organ that produces insulin . enzyme that breaks down fat into glycerol and fatty acids . enzyme that breaks down sucrose . ball of food formed in the mouth . basic unit of proteins . Hard
Human Body Systems this matter carries oxygen and nutrients to all the parts of the body. two spongy air sacs where oxygen enters the bloodstream . the system that breaks down your food. the brain's messages travel along these. these hard structures protect the organs of your body. Hard
Circulatory System Lower chamber of the heart which receives blood from the right atrium.. Lower chamber of the heart which receives blood from the left atrium and pumps it into the aorta.. Another name for white blood cells. A tissue containing many types of cells that carries oxygen/nutrients from the lungs to body cells, and carbon dioxide/wastes from the body cells to the lungs.. Muscular middle layer of the heart.. Hard
Burns DO NOT break these. worst degree of burn. one of the 4 causes of burns. this degree of burn usually develops blisters. also called a first degree burn. Big
Chest X-ray a common, and in many cases lethal, infectious disease caused by various strains of mycobacteria . equally distant. the presence of free air or gas in the pleural cavity.. the process of making impervious to x-rays or other electromagnetic radiation. a tissue hardening by deposition of lime salts. Hard
GI System Food enters the stomach via the _____ orifice.. Which structure of the digestive system synthesizes clotting factors and vitamin K necessary for hemostasis?. An element in saliva that protecst against tooth decay?. The _____ cells in the stomach secrete histamine. Which stimulus increases the tone of the esophageal sphincter?. Hard
Nervous System nerve cells that carry information from the sensory receptors to the CNS.. connects the CNS with all other parts of the body. . controls involuntary actions . 'little brain'. nerve cells in the PNS that carries information from the CNS to muscles and organs.. Hard
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh To get the meaning (page 44). Generally flat or unruffled, not rough (page 16). An agricultural implement used for cutting, lifting, turning over, and partly pulverizing soil (page 30). Having the attention or curiosity engaged. Moving or acting with a great speed ( page 18). Young Kids
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
Digestive System Green chemical that breaks down fats.. Scientific name for fibre.. This body part covers the small intestine .. Nutrient group containing meat, eggs and beans.. After storing bile, this organ releases it into the small intestine.. 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 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
Digestive system A spongy, tube-shaped organ that is about 6 inches long and is located in the back of the abdomen. tubelike organ in the abdomen that completes the process of digestion. Singlecelled microorganisms that can exist either as independent organisms or as parasites . Another name for the large intestine. the lower part of the abdomen. Very Difficult
Peripheral Nervous System proprioceptors; in the dermis; detect stretch in skin and joints. temperature. inside the body. chemicals. proprioceptors; detect stretch in muscle. Hard
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
Cardiac Anatomy valve that lies between right atrium and right ventricle. Number of main chambers in the heart. vein that returns deoxygenated blood back to the heart ; largest vein . vein that carries oxygenated blood to the valve. muscular, tubular structures that carry oxygentated throughout the body. Older Children
Disorders of the Heart heart attack, caused by lack of blood supply to the heart / L ventricle most commonly affected. interference with the heart's electrical conduction system . mitral valve most commonly affected . inability of heart to pump enough blood to meet body's needs / to vital organs . *L side heart failure - result of rheumatic fever (autoimmune inflammatory response) . Easy
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