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Smooth Muscle Health term for complete obstruction. senses environment of the lumen, regulates blood flow and epithelial cell function. nervous system that controls GI tract motility. small intestine where bile is secreted. has 2 thick layers of smooth muscle running longitudinally and circularly.
Fundamentals of Buddhism Religion Symbolized the feet or footprints of Buddha. Truths about life according to Buddha. When actions lead to consequences. Craving for pleasures. Craving to not experience the world or pain.
Division and Democracy in France European History ____ governments rose and fell at slightest pressure.. ___ men were even reluctant to agree with women suffrage? . French women didn't get suffrage till?. Emile Deeds was?. When did France get the chance to avenge the Franco-Prussian war?.
Al Capone Does My Shirts Books Being bad-tempered and silent from disappointment.. To clean or brighten the surface of something by rubbing it hard.. In a strange and frightening manner.. In the state of worry or confusion.. A group of bushes or small trees that grow close together..
Secrets of the Maya Books - Historical something that has small holes in it which water can pass through.. a point directly above a particular location. termination of existence or operation. a device used to tell time when the sun is shining. . ashamed or embarrassed.
Axial Division of the Skeletal System Body Made up of 26 bones includes the and the coccyx. Largest vertebrae; supports weight . Used for muscle attachment; mandible is the largest . Connects the parietal and temporal bones. Allows to shake our heads 'No'.
Nicholas Blowers Art Exploring and Responding The artist wants the audience to focus on the ______ of life. . The over-arching theme in his work is ____ and ____ in the natural world. . His artworks look similar to those produced by artists in the 1800s showing scientific classifications and _____ drawings. . Blowers’ subject matter includes dying plants in various stages of decay as well as ____ and moths lying on their backs as they have fallen. . He paints using ____ brushes and sgraffito tools to produce the intricate detail in his subject matter. .
Robotics Technology World's firsg actual humanoid robot. He is famous for creating a wooden beetle capable of flying. Robotic vacuum cleaner release in 2002. First industrial robot with six electromechanically driven axes. The one who took the Golden Fleece.
Musculature Body neck muscle involved in movement of the head . overstretching and possible tearing of muscle . bone tissue forming where it should not. ligament pulled from the bone, taking bone with it. flexing or bending part of the body .
Swiss Family Robinson Movies Drink found inside the half ripe coconuts. Youngest son. This animal is Jacks pet. Fritz gave these as a gift to his mother and brothers. The animal that rode on the dogs backs..
Film and Television Television The movement of the camera from left to right or vice-versa from its axis. A shot that usually is the first shot in a scene. It is used to show the location where the next action will take place. The style by which shots and scenes are joined together and progress from one to the next. Any spoken lines in a film by an actor/actress. A transition between two scenes where the first merges gradually into the second.
Structures And Forces Other By Sanat7E A Plan Or Drawing To Show The Look And Function Or Workings Of An Object.. The Ability For A Structure To Remain Or Return Stable When Forces Act On It. Forces Acting Outside Of An Object . Something Made By Machines Or Humans. Two Or More Cables Usually Passing Over Towers And Securely Anchored At The Ends.
Peoples of the Americas History villages of large apartment-style compounds. last mound builders. Inca ruler. Inca accounting device. a natural object with which an individual, clan or group identifies with.
Civil War US History Crossword ended slavery. dude that assasinated Abraham Lincoln. Union general and 18th president. increased the need for slaves. leaving.
The Spirit in the Bottle and The Frog King Entertainment The boy went to the university to become a __________ .. The frog says, 'Princess, oh Princess, open the __________ .. The handkerchief could also __________ injured people;. The princess promises to take the frog to the __________ with her.. The giant wanted to _________ the boy..
Biodiversity Other gradual process of a species becoming extinct.. any natural resource available in limited amounts or replaced extremely slowly by natural processes. . use of resources at a rate that they can be replaced or recycled. endemic species: species found only in one specific geographic area. . a large-scale dying out of a large percentage of all living organisms in an area within a short time.. any resource replaced by natural processes more quickly than it is consumed. .
Logic of Geometry Math A two column table where on the left there is a statement and on the right the reason. Intersecting a system of lines. An if-then statement. In the same plane. Angles on the opposite sides of two intersecting lines that have the same degree.
Theodore Roosevelt US History Show what you know about Theodore Roosevelt He named this famous home in Washington. He lived to be _____ years old. How many siblings does he have. This is another name for the Progessive party. What was his favorite subject.
Texas Revolution US History This battle ended the Texas Revolution. The revolution happened here. He was a soldier who fought and died at the Alamo. The Bowie Knife was named after this man. This siege took place at San Antonio de Bexar.
Hamlet Literature and Writing They acted out the play. Another one of Hamlet's old friends. 'Too much water hath thou poor Ophelia.'. Another Officer. 'Let four captains bear Hamlet like a soldier to the stage.'.
The Ancient Indian Culture Other solve the puzzle steps necessary to reach spiritual enlightenment in Buddhism. the four fundamental principles of Buddhism. total effect of a person's actions. means 'the enlightened one'. determined to find a path to a life without it.
Civil War US History abolished slavery and involuntary servitude. shot by Boston Corbett, a Union soldier. led the Republicans in their effort to remove the vestiges of Confederate nationalism and slavery. ruled the application of military tribunals to citizens. a major battle in the Western Theater of the American Civil War.
Wood Other solve this crossword to identify common types of wood defects Accumulations of a resinous liquid on the surface or in pockets below the surface of wood. Warping in lumber where the ends twist in opposite directions. Breaks in the wood along the annual growth rings. Can be caused by improper drying and storage or the presence of reaction. Due to improper storage where usually moisture evaporation from one side and not the other.
The Cranial Nerves Body smile. plulling for you. gag me with a spoon!. Double your pleasure. supplied by hypoglossal nerve.
World War I History Disaster in 1915 on the Eastern front of war. Site of a western front battle, where 60,000 British soldiers were killed in one day. movement to unify the people of all German speaking countries. The month the war ends. New technology for the war.
The Sacraments Religion The Eucharistic wine is Christ's _______. The sacrament given to those dying or undergoing serious surgery.. Sins should be confessed in _______ and kind.. The Church is considered the ______ of Christ.. This is poured over our head at Baptism..
Legal Aspects of Business Business and Work price discrimination act. a unsuccessfull business. no one can publish or reproduce copyrighted work without permission. act that restrains trade. beauty salons .
Getting to Know Palestine World Geography I.T company that make I.D cards and maintain checkpoints.. Over 90% of this in Gaza is unusable.. Letter declaring a homeland for the jews in Palestine.. Empire that ruled Palestine from 1917-1947.. Place where Palestinians have their I.D checked..
Happy Australia Day World Geography Aussie term for McDonald's . Australian actress who portrayed Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad. Aboriginal musical instrument . Where you can listen to classical music in Sydney. Small animal you can find in Tasmania.
The Protestant Reformation Religion A journey to a place associated with someone or something well known or respected. The fiery 'warrior-pope'. Abstaining from marriage and sexual relations. Country where Martin Luther began the reformation. A religious ceremony or act of the Christian Church that is regarded as an outward and visible sign of inward and spiritual divine grace.
Prominent Religions of Southern and Eastern Asia Religion What goes around, comes around. Belief in more than one God. The Enlightened One . Another name for the Eightfold Path (eight rules for conduct). Belief in one God.
Ancient India and China World Geography In China, the idea that the gods chose the ruler and was the basis for the dynastic cycle was called the Mandate of _______.. The Himalayan Mountains, Pacific Ocean, Golbi desert and jungles ____ China from other civilizations. Special regard (to worship). The _______ or seasonal rains were a defining feature of Indian life.. Mountains in the north limited contact – helped India to develop a distinct _____..
DNA Body Franklin and Wilson used ______to study DNA. a molecule made of a nitrogen base, a sugar, and a phosphate group. There are _____ nitrogen bases. Chnage in nucleotide sequence of a gene. Segements of DNA that are not part of genes are sometimes called ______ DNA.
Catfish and Mandala Books - Autobiography government system. peace sign. 'Get out!'. Wearing 80's Jordans with a Lebron James jersy. Legal document dividing your assets after your death..
Hinduism Religion the preserver. actions done in one body reap consequences in the next body . Holy Book; religious scriptures. the female counter part . the oldest language of hindu and it is a book of hymns .
Biological Control Systems in Animals Animals Animal Anatomy and Physiology. These are chemical substances secreted by special glands, that regulates the activity of certain cells and organs.. Part of the nervous system contains the brain and spinal cord. . The maintenance of 'steady state conditions' in the body.. Biological control system composed of a network of nerve cells and fibres that transmit nerve impulses around the body. . Biological control system composed of a collection of glands that secrete hormones into the circulatory system..
The Meaning of Culture Society Vocabulary All the things that make up a people's entire way of life.. Worship of more than one god.. Worship of one god.. When men exercise more authority than women.. When people produce most of what they need to survive..
A Pair of Silk Stockings Books Complete the following crossword puzzle A person's inherent qualities of mind and character.. All of the children in the family. The action of looking back on or reviewing past events or situations, especially those in one’s own life.. An excessive amount of decoration. Feelings of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected..
Seasons of the Witch Movies well known tool used for scrying. witches companion. marks winter solstice. witches mode of transportation. ancient religion that worships mother nature.
Autonomic Nervous System Body background continuous autonomic activity. drug that simulates or mimics the activation of the sympathetic nervous system . control heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, digestion, breathing, elimination, and pupillary reflex. a single organ most often receives fibers from both divisions of the ANS. the second of two main types of adrenergic receptors .
Accounting Terminology Math the difference between total revenue and total expenses when total expenses are. the principles of right and wrong that guide an individual in making decisions. an endorsement indicating a new owner of a check. a business that performs an activity for a fee. the actual amount paid for merchandise or other item bought is recorded.
North and South Korea World Geography Who was the leader when the us troops landed in Korea. General ____. Which month did the war end?. The war initiated when north korea communist army crossed over ther 38th _____?. Which country was allied with north Korea,?. which month did the war start?.
The Irish Civil War European History Who was one of the leaders (starting with M)?. What was the treaty they signed called?. What month did the war end?. Which army rejected the treaty?. What month did the war start?.
Yangtze River World Geography What length rank does this river hold?. The mountain range that holds the glacier that feeds the Yangtze river. . This is the country the Yangtze River is located in. . Provides fresh water to an immediate 20 million people. . The Yangtze has 700 smaller streams and rivers that flow into it..
Influential Ancient Greeks History Crossword Puzzle Something lawyers use during trials . Would most likely find a second earth . An educated guess. Would be a great Jeopardy host . Likely to find a another scientific method.
Advanced Baking Food white will stand in peaks but will bend over. these are fresh, dried or candied fruit coated in cooked sugar, fondant or chocolate. it gives specific taste to the cake. these are combination of shortened and unshortened cakes. this may be milk, water, juice . it serves as a medium for dissolving solid ingredients.
Butterflies Animals the membrane around the eggs of certain insects. the hard-shelled pupa of a moth or butterfly. the silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects, as silkworms, serving as a covering while they are in the pupal stag. a typical animal. a breathing hole; an opening by which a confined space has communication with the outer air.
Vietnam War US History Fill in the boxes with the word that corresponds to the hint senator from New York that was shot on June 5th, 1968 after winning the California Democratic primary. was the United States Secretary of State from 1961 to 1969 under presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. American comander in South Vietnam that wanted more troops in the Vietnam War; he served in World War II and Korea. adopted by Congress in 1964, giving the president much power to be able to wage war in Vietnam. organization of Vietnamese Communists and other nationalist groups that fought for Vietnamese independence from France in 1946 until 1954.
Biology Biology Distinctive fossil used to compare relative ages of fossils. Someone who studies fossils. 2 species evolve in response to changes in each other over time. Formation of new and distinct species. Age of a fossil is determined by finding out absolute age of surrounding rock.
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