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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
Muscle Thigh. Stomach. Back of upper arm. Upper back / neck. Calf. Hard
Cells organelles in plants that produce the green color. several cells that look similar and do the same job. made of strands of DNA. the building blocks of life. controls what enters and leaves the cell. Hard
Falls Bone Strengthening Supplement. . __ or more medications increase risk of fall. . Physical Consequence of Falls . Break in a Bone . Leading cause of __ deaths in US. . Older Children
Cells Plants need this to get glucose.. A group of cells working together.. An organism with one cell is called this.. A type of aquatic cell.. Robert Hooke came up with this. {2 words}. Teenage
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
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
Body System Vocabulary A place where bones meet and are attached to each other and to muscle.. Connective tissue that produces red and white blood cells.. The tiny air sacs located at the ends of bronchi in the lungs.. Nerve cells that detect conditions in the body's environment.. The projections sticking into the small intestine.. Older Children
Body and Face This color of hair is a light yellow. . This kind of hair isn't straight. . This is the hair on a man's face below his nose and above his lip.. This is the hair on a man's face around his cheeks and chin. . If one eats two much candy, one might become this way. . Easy
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
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
Cell and Tissue Function Match the tissue with its function, location, or descrpition. Lines urinary bladder and portions of ureters and urethra. Consists of blood plasma and formed elements; red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. . Consists of chondrocytes scattered amoung bundles of collagen fibers within the extracellular matrix. Pumps blood to all parts of the body. Covers surfave of ovary, lines kidneys tubules, and smaller ducts of many glands. Hard
Circulatory System This chamber pumps blood to all parts of the body. The fatty deposition in blood vessels called. The space in which blood flows. This carries oxygenated blood from the lungs. A major heart disease. Hard
Muscles the heart is a .............. muscle. muscles are made up of.......... an increase in heart rate ensures that this is carried to the muscles. when a muscle returns to it's normal length. the colour of slow twitch fibres. Teenage
Anatomy abnormal heart beat. towards the back, behind. relating to the heel bone or heel. condition in which an individual has a low red blood cell count. away from the middle. Hard
CELLS captures energy and produces food. storage system (food,water,waste etc.). consists of only one cell. a cell in your body that gets rid of bacteria. the power house of a cell. Teenage
Cell Structure and Function expelling substances from the cell. fibres composed of protein and DNA. makes up part of the bi layer of the cell membrane. will pass easily out of the lungs through diffusion. responsible for packaging and directing newly made proteins. Teenage
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
Epithelial Tissue Tall, column shaped and nucleus is elongated. Forms lining of hollow urinary organs and ability to change shape with stretch. Cells vary in height and cells nuclei are at different levels. Limited Distribution in body and only apical layer columnar. most concerned with absorption, secretion, and filtration. Teenage
The Blood, Lymphatic, and Immune System Medical Terms Process of blood clotting. A circumscribed mass of tissue . Decreased number of red blood cells . Immune reaction directed against a person's own tissue . Protected from an infectious disease . Hard
Anatomy and Injury Complete crossword. deviation of a part or portion of the extremity distal to a joint toward the midline of the body. refers to the back surface of the body. farther from the mid-plane of the body. places where two bones meet. stretching or tearing of muscles and tendons. Very Difficult
Ciculatory System a force exerted by blood against the walls of blood vessels. the body's disease fighters. the only veins that carry oxygenated blood. blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart. iron-containing protein that binds chemically to oxygen molecules. Hard
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
Cardiovascular System Use the definitions given to complete the crossword puzzle below. Inflammation of the vein, resulting in blood clots forming within the vein.. Inflammation of the muscle layer of the heart wall.. Periodic ischemic attacks affecting the extremities of the body.(i.e Fingers, toes, ears and nose).. Inflammation of several ateries.. A deposit of fatty substance in the wall of an atery, also called plaque.. Teenage
Cardiovascular System Pathology symptoms: a squeezing pain or heavy pressure in the middle of the chest (angina pectoris). results in weakness, breathlessness, and edema.. disease of the myocardium. the cusps or flaps of the heart valve are too loose and fail to shut tightly...... extremely serious arrhythmia characterized by an abnormal quivering or contraction of heart fibers.. Teenage
Muscular System mid back muscle. front thigh muscle. chest muscle. back arm muscle. back thigh muscle. Hard
GI System Inflammation of appendix. Anti-diarrhoeal Agents. varicosities. Domain Three. gastro-oesophageal reflux disease . Very Difficult
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
Human Skeletal System Prevents the bones rubbing together in the joint. Type of joint in the elbow. Bone making up the lower jaw. Type of joint in the neck. Last four fused verterbrae. Hard
Bones Test your knowledge on the skeletal system of the human body. Flat bones are seen on your what?. your humerus is an example of this type of bone.. the sacrum is right above this triangular bone..... what bones allow your wrist to move and bend?. This are the bones that make up your fingers and toes. Adult
Cells and Organs The organ which pumps blood around the body. The organ where urine is stored. This controls the cell and contains genetic information. How many extra parts do plant cells have compared to animal cells. The system containing the stomach and intestines. Teenage
Human Body the bone that covers the brain. the part that takes solid and liquid food into the body. the body system that changes food into fuel. the organ that gives food to the blood. the muscle that covers the back of the lower leg. Hard
Changes In The Reproductive System The sex drive. the size of the brain _____ during pregnancy. impaired memory during pregnancy. the _____ gland also increases in size. Hormones released during pregnancy. Adult
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 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
Lympthatic System a soft, bilobed structure enclosed in a connective tissue capsule and located anterior to the aorta and posterior to the upper part of sternum. thick fluid caused by bacteria infections . a disease-causing agent. prevent entry of some infectious agents. mass of lymphoid tissue. Hard
Digestive System gums. contractions that move the bolus. smallest part of stomach. packets of lipids. covering of dentin . Very Difficult
Blood Caused by vessel constriction and the release of serotonin.. Take up basic dyes causing granules to turn dark purple.. Results from prothrombin.. Incorrect rate of hemoglobin protein production.. Having too mant RBCs.. Very Difficult
Circulatory System blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart. hollow, muscular organ that pumps blood throughout the body. the body's disease fighters. largest artery in the body. iron-containing protein that binds chemically to oxygen molecules. Teenage
Human Biology Propels food forward. Accounts for approximately 95% of these glucocorticoids. The third layer of GI tract tissue. A colored, disk-shaped muscle that determines how much light enters the eye. Hormone produced by the thyroid gland that cointains four molecules of iodine. Big
Endocrine System helps build resistance to diseases. produces chemicals that control many of the body's daily activities. controls all other endocrine glands. a group of cells that makes special chemicals for your body. helps us respond to danger . Teenage
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
Fetal Lung Development lubrication that reduces friction in the lungs. an infant delivered before 39 weeks according to the Doula is_________. where gas exchange takes place. the unit that provide care to severly ill infants. What test requires a 2:1 ratio. Adult
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
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