The Human Body Crossword

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May 11, 2016
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The ________ system consists of bones and the ligaments that secure the bones at joints Skeletal
The ________ system comprises both fixed and movable joints Articular
The ________ system includes the skeletal muscles that move the skeleton, the face, and other structures of the body, and give form to the body. Cardiac muscle pumps blood through the heart Muscular
The ________ system consists of the four-chambered heart; arteries conducting blood to the tissues; capillaries through which nutrients, gases, and molecular material pass to and from the tissues Cardiovascular
The ________ system is a system of vessels assisting the veins in recovering the body's tissue fluids and returning them to the heart. Lymph nodes filter lymph throughout the body Lymphatic
The ________ system consists of impulse-generating and impulse conducting tissue organized into a central nervous system (brain and spinal cord), and a peripheral nervous system(nerves) Nervous
The ________ system consists of glands that secrete chemical agents (hormones) into the tissue fluids and blood, affecting the function of multiple areas of the body Endocrine
The ________ system consists of the skin, which is provided with many glands, sensory receptors, vessels, immune cells, antibodies, and layers of cells and keratin that resist environmental factors Integumentary
The ________ system consists of the upper (nose through larynx) and lower respiratory tract (trachea through the air spaces of the lungs). Most of the tract is airway; only the air spaces (alveoli) Respiratory
The ________ system consists of an alimentary canal and glands. It performs the breakdown, digestion, and assimilation of food as well as excretion of the residua. Glands include the liver Digestive
Stones that are formed when you don't drink enough water; have to pass them to get them out Kidney stones
Parts of the kidney that filter the blood and remove waste Nephrons
Releases saliva to moisten food and begin chemical digestion Salivary gland
Produces digestive juices called bile that breaks down fat Liver
The way in which clean blood returns to the body Renal vein
Breaks down the food into smaller substances (ex: chewing) Mechanical digestion
Produces digestive juices called bile that breaks down fat Liver
Produces pancreatic enzymes to aid in breaking down food Pancreas
Digestion is completed here once food travels from the stomach; long but narrow in diameter Small intestine
The first 10-12 inches of the small intestine where nutrients for the body are absorbed and delivered to the bloodstream Duodenum

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Human Body Systems Crossword Puzzle

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Jan 10, 2017
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System that consists of nerves, brain and spinal cord nervous system
helps movement of the body, maintaining posture, and circulating blood throughout the body muscular system
system that contains voluntary and involuntary muscles muscular system
this system starts in the mouth digestive system
the heart and blood vessels that circulate blood throughout the body Circulatory
disposing of the body's waste Excretory
brings air into the body and removes carbon dioxide Respiratory system
system that protects major internal organs and provides overall support skeletal
system that transmits signals from the body to the brain nervous
this is also known as the urinary system Excretory
includes bone, cartilages, ligaments skeletal
skeletal muscles, smooth muscles, cardiac muscles muscular system
Breaks down food digestive
skin, hair, regulates temperature Integumentary
esophagus, stomach, intestines digestive system

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The Digestive System Crossword

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Mar 1, 2016
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chemical compounds that results from digestion od complex protein. Amino Acids
yellowish-brown to greenish fluid secreted by the liver and in the gallbladder; aids in fat digestion bile
another word for your intestine bowel
semisolid mass of partially digested food and gastric juices that passes from the stomach to the small intestine chyme
major portion of the large intestine colon
conversion of food into nutrients for the body and into waste products for relase from the body. digestion
protein that causes chemical charges in substances in the digestive tract enyme
part from the of alimentary canal from the pharynx to the stomach. esophagus
organ on lower suface of the liver ;stores bile gallbladder
place where reabsorbtion takes place large intestine
cavity in the face in which food and water is ingested mouth
digstive organ that secretes digestive fluids, endocrine gland that regulates blood sugar pancreas
bottom portion of large intestine: connected to the anal cavaity rectum
fluid secreted by salivary glands saliva
glands in the mouth that secrete fluids that aid in breaking down food salivary gland
passing of nutrients into the bloodsteam absorbtion
organ importantin digestive and metabolic system functions; secretes bile liver
coordinated, rythmic contractions of smooth muscel that forces food through the digestive tract. peristalsis
another word for feces stool
another word for pharynx throat
fleshy part of the mouth that moves food during mastication tongue
loose, watery stool diarrhea
feeling sick in the stomach nausea
cone-shaped projection hanging down from soft palate uvula
folds on stomach ining rugae

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Digestive System Crossword

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May 3, 2016
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Nutrient molecules passed through the wall of your digestive system into your blood Absorption
Your teeth carry out the first role of ______ Mechanical digestion
___ is accomplished by enzymes Chemical digestion
The fluid released when your mouth waters is called ___ Saliva
A flap of tissue called the ___ seals off your windpipe, preventing the food from entering Epiglottis
The ___ is the last section of the digestive system Large Intestine
After food enters the ___, contractions of smooth muscles push the food towards the stomach Esophagus
___ is a thick, slippery substance produced by the body Mucus
The ___ is a j-shaped muscular pouch located in the abdomen Stomach
The ___ , which is located in the upper right portion of the abdomen, is the largest organ in the body Liver
___ is a substance that breaks up fat particles Bile
The large intestine ends in a short tube called the ___ Rectum
The ___, is a muscular opening at the end of the rectum Anus
Bile flows from the liver into the ___ Gallbladder
The ___ is a triangular organ that lies between the stomach and the first part of the small intestine Pancreas
The pancreas produces enzymes that flow into the small intestine and help break down ____, proteins, and fats Starches
Starches, ___, and fats Proteins
The small intestine helps break down ___ Fat
The lining of the small intestine is covered with millions of tiny finger shaped structures called ___ Villi
More professional wore for villi Villus

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Unit 4.2 Vocabulary Activity Crossword

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Feb 11, 2016
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The opening at the end of the digestive system, where wastes are released anus
Vessels in the circulatory system that carry blood away from the heart arteries
Saclike structure that stores urine until it can be releases bladder
An artery, vein, or capillary that carries blood to and from the heart and body tissues blood vessel
Smallest vessel in the circulatory system; site of nutrient and gas exchange between blood and body cells capillaries
Process that breaks large food molecules into smaller molecules that can be taken in by cells chemical digestion
Organ system that transports needed substances throughout the body and carries away wastes circulatory system
large domed muscle that seperates chest and abdomen and plays a major role in breathing diaphragm
Process of breaking down food into a form the body can use digestion
Organ system that breaks down food into substances the body can use, and absorbs these substances digestive system
Female sex cell egg
System of organs that controls body activities through chemical messengers (hormones) endrocine system
A protein in the body that helps control a chemical reaction, such as digestion enzyme
Tube that carries food from the mouth to the south esophagus
Organ system that removes waste from the body excretory system
Positive or negative response to a stimuli; example: pain feedback mechanism
A sac that stores bile gall bladder
Specialize organs that make substances (hormones) that control and regulate body processes glands
Organ that punmps blood throughout the body heart
Keeping conditions constant in the body homeostasis
A chemical released by a gland: controls a specific body function hormone
A hormone that is produced by a group of specialized cells in the pancreas and that lowers blood glucose insulin
System that covers the human body, basic organ is skin in the human body integumentary system
Organ in the urinary system that filters waste from the blood kidneys
Part of the digestive system where water is absorbed from the solid waste large intestine
Organ in the digestive system that produces bile and enzymes, breaks down toxins and wastes liver
Pair of organs in the respiratory system, where carbon dioxide and oxygen are exchanged lungs
process of breaking food into smaller pieces by chewing and mashing mechanical digestion
elongated tissues that allow for contractons and relaxationd to cause movement muscles

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Digestive System Crossword

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Dec 6, 2016
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Opening for digestive system Mouth
Type of digestion that uses the teeth Mechanical
Releases enzymes to break down food Saliva
Carries food from mouth to stomach Esophagus
Around 20ft long Small intestine
About five feet long absorbs water and minerals large intestine
Infection of the liver Hepatitis
Enlarged section of the alimentary canal, between the esophagus and the small intestine Stomach
Largest gland in the body Liver
External opening of the anal canal Anus
Small sac near liver Gall bladder
Gland that is dorsal to stomach Pancreas
Structures in the mouth that physically break down food by chewing Teeth
Glands of mouth that produce Silvia Salivary glands
First part of the small intestine connects the pylorus and the jejunum Duodenum
Thick sticky fluid decorated by mucous membrane Mucous
Varicosu veins of the anal canal or anus Hemorrhoid
Blood vessel that carries blood away from heart Arteries
Tiny blood vessel that connects a arterioles and venuoes and allows for exchange for nutrients and gases Capillaries
Type of fat in blood. Received from eating foods such as butter, meat, eggs, etc. Cholesterol

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Human Body Systems Vocabulary Crossword

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Nov 11, 2016
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a group of organs that excrete chemical waste excretory system
tiny, sac like structures of the lungs that are surrounded by capillaries where gas exchange takes place alveoli
a chemical that regulates body function hormones
blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart arteries
male organs that produce sperm and testerone testes
blood vessels that carry blood toward the heart veins
a flap of tissue that prevents the back flow of blood valve
the network of small blood vessels that allow oxygen and other substances to flow into tissues capillaries
body system that controls the body that includes the brain and spinal cord nervous system
a body system that consists of skeletal muscles and tendons muscular system
provides supports for the body and provides attachments for muscles skeletal system
male and a female each have special organs for reproduction . organs in the male have different organs than female reproductive system
a group of organs that take in and digest food, and eliminate solid waste digestive system
the body system consisting of the lungs and passageways that ead to the lungs respiratory system
a group of glads that produce hormones and release them into the blood endocrine system

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Unit 4.2 Vocab Crossword

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Feb 15, 2016
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An organ system that circulates blood and other important materials throughout the body. It also carries waste away. Circulatory system
The smallest vessel in the circulatory system; the area where the nutrient and gas exchange occurs between blood and body cells. Capillaries
A saclike structure that accumulates urine until it can be released. Bladder
The process of breaking down food into a form that the body is capable of using. Digestion
The opening at the end of the digestive system, where wastes are secreted. Anus
A process that breaks down large food molecules into smaller molecules that cells can take in. Chemical digestion
A large domed muscle that separates the chest and abdomen; plays a major role in breathing. Diaphragm
A vessel in the circulatory system that carries blood away from the heart. Arteries
An artery, vein, or capillary that carries blood towards and away from the heart and body tissues. Blood vessel
A female sex cell. Egg
An organ the pumps blood throughout the body. Heart
An organ in the digestion that produces bile and enzymes, breaks down toxins and wastes. Liver
Elongated tissues that allow contractions or relaxations to happen. Muscles
A tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach. Esophagus
A system that covers the human body, includes a basic organ called the skin. Integumentary system
A chemical released by a gland; controls a specific body function. Hormone
A sac that stores bile. Gall bladder
A protein in the body that helps control a chemical reaction, such as digestion Enzyme
A pair of organs in the respiratory system, where carbon dioxide and oxygen are exchanged. Lungs
A part of the digestive what the water is absorbed from solid waste. Large intestine
An organ system that breaks down food into substances the body can use, and absorbs these substances. Digestive system
An organ system that removes waste from the body. Excretory system
The process of breaking food into smaller pieces by chewing and mashing. Mechanical digestion
A system of organs that controls body activities through chemical messengers (hormones). Endocrine system
Nerve cell that sends messages through the nervous system. Neuron
A vessel that carries blood towards the heart. Vein

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Human Digestive System Crossword

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Jun 29, 2016
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Finger-like structures on the small intestine villi
Part of digestive system, but not used for digestion Appendix
Ascending, Transversal, and Descending are part of what Large intestine
Muscular tube responsible for getting food to stomach Esophagus
Another name for digestive system Alimentary canal
Type of digestion responsible for physical processing of food Mechanical
One set of salivary glands Sublingular
This allows the passage of food to the esophagus Pharynx
Where are proteins chemically digested into chains of amino acids Stomach
First part of small intestine Duodenum
Produces bile and helps digest lipids Liver
Found under the liver, and it's only function is to store bile Gall Bladder
Temporarily stores feces before it is eliminated Rectum
Produces insulin and glucagon Pancreas
Ingestion, Digestion, Elimination, and what are the stages of food processing Absorption
This amylase is used to break down starches in the oral canal Salivary

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Excretory System Crossword

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Apr 10, 2017
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Organ in the excretory system that filters waste from the blood kidneys
A tube that passes urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder ureters
A saclike structure that stores urine until it can be released urinary bladder
A tube that passes urine from the bladder to outside of body Urethra
The thin layer of tissue forming the natural outer covering of the body Skin
Pair of organs where carbon dioxide and oxygen are echanged Lungs
Organ that breaks down toxins and wastes, and has many other functions Liver
A sac that stores bile; has a small role in the excretory system though Gall bladder
Storage organ for the excretory products Large Intestine
Function to inhibit the release of urine sphincter

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Digestive system Crossword

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Feb 8, 2017
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a long folded tube inside the body attached to the stomach where nutrients in the food are absorbed small intestine
a part of your throat that acts like a gateway sending air into the lungs and food down into the stomach pharynx
the place where waste is stored before it leaves the body rectum
the tube that connects the stomach to the mouth esophagus
muscle in your mouth that is used for pushing food around tongue
after being swallowed, food goes to this place where it is mixed with acid Stomach
the tube after the small intestine where liquid is absorbed Large Intestine
these are used to chew food Teeth
a slippery liquid that makes food easy to swallow and helps break the food down Saliva
this produces bile that goes into the small intestine and help digest the food Liver
Another name for the large intestine Colon
External GI tract opening at end of the anal canal. Anus
The region of the small intestine where the majority of digestion and absorption take place DUODENUM
The longest section of the small intestines, also the middle section JEJUNUM
A sac like structure on the inferior side of the liver that stores and concentrates bile. GALL BLADDER
A small blind tube, containing lymph nodules, attached to the cecum is called the ___ appendix VERMIFORM
The multitude of finger like projections found in the small intestine folds that contain cells of secretion and absorption. Villi
Glands that secrete digestive enzymes and mucus into the oral cavity. SALIVARY
A complex organ located in the curvature of the duodenum composed of both endocrine and exocrine tissue. PANCREAS
The alternate contractions and relaxation of the longitudinal and circular layers of smooth muscle in the GI tract. PERISTALSIS
A muscular tube about 9 meters long that passes through the body's ventral cavity. ALIMENTARY
is the uppermost and largest region of the coxal bone, ilium
the fleshy, flexible part toward the back of the roof of the mouth. soft plate
the bony front part of the palate. hard plate
a group of organs working together to convert food into energy and basic nutrients to feed the entire body. digestive system

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