Non Communicable Diseases Crossword

Created
May 20, 2016
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progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions. Alzheimers
Condition where pigments is lost from areas of skin, causing white patches Vitiligo
Inflammation of subcutaneous connective tissue Cellulitis
nervous system disease that weakens muscles and impacts physical function Lou Gehrigs Disease
A chronic inflammatory disorder affecting many joints, including those in the hands and feet Arthritis
Widespread muscle pain and tenderness Fibromyalgia
a metabolic disease in which the body’s inability to produce any or enough insulin causes elevated levels of glucose in the blood Diabetes
condition in which a person's airways become inflamed, narrow and swell, and produce extra mucus, which makes it difficult to breathe Asthma
group of genetic diseases that cause progressive weakness and loss of muscle mass Dystrophy
cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts Cancer

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Health and Wellness Crossword

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Oct 22, 2016
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Combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being Health
A very small parasitic bacterium, like a virus, requires the biochemical mechanisms of another cell in order to reproduce Chlamydia
A veneral disease involving inflammatory discharge from the urethra or vagina Gonorrhea
A substance that provides nourishment essential for growth and the maintenance of life Nutrient
A chronic bacterial disease that is contracted chiefly by infection during sexual intercourse, but also congenitally by infection of a developing fetus Syphilis
A band or bundle of fibrous tissue in a human or animal body that has the ability to contract, producing movement in or maintaining the position of parts of the body Muscle
The process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth Nutrition
A mineral important in building and maintaining bones, and for muscle and nerve function Calcium
A unit of energy in food Calorie
The state or condition of being in good physical and mental health Wellness
Excessive or extra weight Overweight
The scientific study of the human mind and its functions Psychology
Food that can be prepared quickly and easily and is sold in restaurants and snack bars as a quick meal or to be taken out Fast Food
The condition of being grossly fat or overweight Obesity
Wheat or any other cultivated cereal crop used as food Grain
A measure of body weight relative to height Body Mass Index
A condition that causes pain in muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons Fibromyalgia
A nutritional diagram Food Pyramid
Found only in plant foods Fiber
A hormone that is released from the adrenal glands in response to stress that facilitates fat storage and has a catabolic affect on muscle and connective tissue Cortisol
A fat-like substance that is made by the body and is found naturally in animal foods such as meat, fish, poultry, eggs, and dairy products Cholesterol
A form of vitamin A found naturally in yellow/orange vegetables and fruits Beta Carotene
Personal habits or behaviors related to the way a person lives Lifestyle Factors
High blood pressure Hypertension
A major source of energy in the diet. They are found naturally in foods such as breads, cereals, fruits, vegetables, and milk and dairy products Carbohydrate

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Non-Communicable Diseases Crossword

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Jan 24, 2019
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A progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions. Alzheimer's
A nervous system disease that weakens muscles and impacts physical function Lou Gehrigs Disease
A condition where pigments is lost from areas of skin, causing white patches Vitiligo
A group of genetic diseases that cause progressive weakness and loss of muscle mass Fibromyalgia
The uncontrollable growth of cells. Cancer
A chronic inflammatory disorder affecting many joints, including those in the hands and feet Arthritis
A condition in which a person's airways become inflamed, narrow and swell, and produce extra mucus, which makes it difficult to breathe Asthma
Extreme Sensitivity to a substance. Allergy
High blood pressure is known as... Hypertension
A condition caused by a blood clot in the brain. Stroke
Caused when an artery in the heart is clogged. Heart attack
A disease that involves the body not being able to process glucose properly. Diabetes
This disease causes bones to become brittle and to break easily. Osteoporosis

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Skeletal/Muscular System Crossword

Created
Jun 14, 2016
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the inner framework made up of all the bones of the body Skeleton
a soft tissue inside the bone that produces blood cells bone marrow
specialized connective tissue composed of osteocytes forming the skeleton bone
strong connective tissue that supports the body and is softer and more flexible than bone cartilage
place where two or more bones meet joint
A group of genetic diseases. They're caused by defective genes that are passed from parent to child. Muscular Dystrophy
Very common congenital disorder that affects the posture, balance and motor functions. Physical tasks become difficult because of this disorder. Cerebral Palsy
Shoulder muscles help in rotating the shoulder as well as move the hand in front and back. Structural strength for this joint is due to tendons of these muscles. Rotator Cuff Tear
It's degenerative and inflammatory in nature. It affects systemic connective tissue causing weakness and muscle atrophy. Polymyositis
It's a common disease of the bones. Approximately 10 million Americans have the disease, with at least three times more Americans at risk of developing it. Osteoporosis

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Endocrine System Disorders Crossword

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Jan 26, 2017
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a swelling of the neck resulting from enlargement of the thyroid gland. Goiter
when your adrenal glands are damaged, producing insufficient amounts of the hormone cortisol and often aldosterone as well. Addison's Diesease
which the adrenal gland(s) make too much aldosterone which leads to hypertension (high blood pressure) and low blood potassium levels. Hyperaldosteronism
is caused by problems arising from the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland, also called the hypophysis, is a gland at the base of the brain that produces many different hormones. Pituitary dwarfism
a disease in which the body’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired, resulting in abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and elevated levels of glucose in the blood and urine. Hyperglycemia
seizure is a medical sign consisting of the involuntary contraction of muscles, which may be caused by disease or other conditions that increase the action potential frequency of muscle cells or the nerves that innervate them. Hypoparathyroidism
Rickets is the softening and weakening of bones in children, usually because of an extreme and prolonged vitamin D deficiency. Hyperparathyroidism
a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth owing to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormone Child Cretinism
usually result from a type of lung cancer, or by pituitary tumors Androgens
affects women much more frequently than men, and that the subjects are for the most part of middle age. Adult myxedema
A substance produced in one part of the body, especially in an endocrine gland, that has an effect on another part of the body, to which it is usually carried in the bloodstream. cortical Hormones
a hormone that stimulates growth in animal or plant cells, especially (in animals) a hormone secreted by the pituitary gland. Growth Hormone
the pituitary produces excessive amounts of GH. Acromegaly
a swelling of the neck and protrusion of the eyes resulting from an overactive thyroid gland. Graves Disease
deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream. Hypoglycemia
a disease in which the secretion of or response to the pituitary hormone vasopressin is impaired, resulting in the production of very large quantities of dilute urine, often with dehydration and insatiable thirst. Diabetes insipidus
A mood disorder characterized by depression that occurs at the same time every year. SAD
used illegally to increase muscle, decrease fat, and enhance athletic performance and body appearance. Steroid abuse
a genetic disorder that makes XY fetuses insensitive (unresponsive) to androgens (male hormones) TFS

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Neuron Crossword

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Mar 20, 2016
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a specialized cell transmitting nerve impulses; a nerve cell. Neuron
a chemical substance which is released at the end of a nerve fibre by the arrival of a nerve impulse and, by diffusing across the synapse or junction, effects the transfer of the impulse to another nerve fibre, a muscle fibre, or some other structure. Neurotransmitter
relating to sensation or the physical senses; transmitted or perceived by the senses. Sensory
Share. Motor neurone disease (MND) is a condition which causes weakness in the muscles that gets worse and eventually leads to paralysis. It is also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS. Motor
a junction between two nerve cells, consisting of a minute gap across which impulses pass by diffusion of a neurotransmitter Synapse
near the surface of the body, with special reference to the circulation and nervous system. Peripheral
a neuron which transmits impulses between other neurons, especially as part of a reflex arc. Interneuron
the complex of nerve tissues that controls the activities of the body. In vertebrates it comprises the brain and spinal cord. Central
a non-specialised sensory receptor, or more accurately the receptive portion of a sensory neuron, that codes absolute and relative changes in temperature, primarily within the innocuous range. Thermoreceptor
a sense organ or cell that responds to mechanical stimuli such as touch or sound. Mechanoreceptors
a sensory cell or organ responsive to chemical stimuli. Chemoreceptors
A thing or event that evoke a specific functional reaction in the organ or tissue Stimuli
a region of the forebrain below the thalamus which coordinates both the autonomic nervous system and the activity of the pituitary. Hypothalamus

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PHYSICAL FITNESS CROSSWORD PUZZLE

Created
Jan 2, 2018
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BODY TO USE ENERGY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
ENOUGH ENERGY TO RESPOND TO UNEXPECTED DEMANDS PHYSICAL FITNESS
MAINTAINS PHYSICAL FITNESS EXERCISE
INVOLVING LITTLE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY SEDENTARY
HEART, LUNGS, AND BLOOD VESSELS CARDIORESPIRATORY ENDURANCE
AMOUNT OF FORCE YOUR MUSCLES CAN EXERT MUSCULAR STRENGTH
MUSCLES TO PERFORM PHYSICAL TASKS OVER A PERIOD OF TIME MUSCULAR ENDURANCE
FULL RANGE OF MOTION FLEXIBILTY
RHYTHMIC ACTIVITIES AEROBIC
PRODUCE ENERGY WITHOUT USING OXYGEN ANAEROBIC
CHOOSING THE RIGHT TYPES OF ACTIVITIES SPECIFICTY
BEYOND YOUR REGULAR DAILY ACTIVITIES OVERLOAD
INCREASING DEMANDS ON YOUR BODY PROGRESSION
PREPARES THE MUSCLES FOR WORK WARMUP
EXERCISING AT YOUR HIGHEST PEAK WORKOUT
PREPARES YOUR BODY TO RETURN TO A RESTING STATE COOLDOWN
DAMAGE TO SKIN AND TISSUE IN EXTREME COLD WEATHER FROSTBITE
LOW BODY TEMPERATURE HYPOTHERMIA
OVERWORKING THE BODY OVEREXERTION
PHYSICAL STRESS ON THE BODY CAUSED BY OVERHEATING HEATEXHAUSTION
DANGEROUS CONDITION IN WHICH THE BODY LOSES THE ABILITY TO COOL ITSELF HEATSTROKE
PAINFUL CONTRACTIONS CRAMPS
OVERSTRETCHING AND TEARING A MUSCLE STRAINS
INJURIES TO THE LIGAMENT AROUND A JOINT SPRAINS
DURATION FITT
A PROCESS TO CONTROL SWELLING AFTER AN INJURY PRICE

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Milady Chapter 8 Skin Disease & Disorders Crossword

Created
Nov 1, 2016
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Small, brownish spot or blemish on the skin. Ranging in color from pale tan to brown or to bluish black 1234
Large blister containing fluid Bulla
Cannot survive in the presence of oxygen Anaerobic
Crack in the skin that penetrates the dermis Fissure
Small blister or sac containing clear fluid, lying within or just beneath the epidermis Vesicle
Abnormal growth of the skin Hypertrophy
Itchy, swollen lesion that lasts only a few hours; caused by a blow or scratch, the bite of an insect, urticaria or nettle sting. Ex. Hives and mosquito bites Wheal
Darker than normal pigmentation Hyperpigmentation
Chronic condition appears on the cheeks and nose, characterized by redness, distended or dilated surface blood vessels Rosacea
Bacterial infection commonly known as pink eye Conjunctivitis
An inflammatory, often chronic disease of the skin characterized by moderate to severe inflammation, scaling, and severe itching Eczema
Contagious bacterial skin infection characterized by weeping lesions Impetigo
Also known as cicatrix Scar
Allergic reaction created by repeated exposure to a chemical or a substance Sensitization
Abnormal brown-colored or wine-colored skin discoloration Stain
Flat spot or discoloration on the skin Macule
Foul-smelling prespiration Bromhidrosis
Also known as wart Verruca
Technical term for freckles Lentigines
Also known as a birthmark Nevus
Liver spots Chloasma
Hereditary condition that causes hypo pigmented spots and splotches on the skin, may be related to thyroid conditions Vitiligo
Abnormal, rounded, solid lump above, within, or under the skin Tubercle
Absence on pigment, resulting in light or white splotches Hypopigmentation
Skin sore or abrasion produced by scratching or scraping Excoriation
Open lesion on the skin or mucous membrane of the body, accompanied by pus and loss of skin depth Ulcer
Inflammatory condition of the skin Dermatitis
Congenital hypopigmentation Albinism
Skin disease characterized by red patches covered with silver-white scales; usually found on the scalp, elbows, knees, chest, and lower back Psoriasis
Thick scar Keloid
Blackheads Comedo
Dead cells that form over a wound or blemish Crust
Closed, abnormally developed sac containing fluid, pus, semi-fluid, or morbid matter Cyst

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Disorders and Diseases of the Digestive System Crossword

Created
Mar 1, 2017
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The surgical removal of the gallbladder cholecystectomy
A condition characterized by difficulty in defecating constipation
A chronic, inflammatory bowel disease that usually affects the small intestine or colon crohns disease
The occurrence of frequent, watery bowel movements diarrhea
Solid crystals that form from substances in the bile of the gallbladder gallstones
An inflammation of the stomach or intestine that produces some combination of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain gastroenteritis
The movement of chyme from the stomach into the lower esophagus gastroesophageal reflux
An abbreviation for the chronic inflammation of the esophagus caused by the upward flow of gastric juice (caused by gastroesophageal reflux) GERD
A disease characterized by inflammation of and damage to the liver hepatitis
A condition in which the wall of the small and/or large intestine becomes chronically inflamed inflammatory bowel disease
Inflammation of the pancreas pancreatitis
A disease that affects the supporting structure of the teeth and the gums periodontal disease
A break in the lining of the stomach, duodenum, or lower esophagus ulcer
An inflammatory bowel disease that usually affects the colon and the mucosal layer of the intestinal wall ulcerative colitis

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Muscles and Tendons Crossword

Created
Oct 4, 2016
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Muscles that you have conscious control of voluntary
Bundles of muscle cells Fibers
A think layer of connective tissue holding bundles of muscles in place Fascia
Alternating dark and light bands of protein filaments responsible for muscle contraction striations
enlarging your muscles hypertrophy
shrinking of muscles atrophy
non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs NSAIDS
Rest, ice, compression, and elevation RICE
the usual treatment for myasthenia gravis thymectomy
This can result from vigorous exercise, particularly in muscles you don't normally use muscle soreness
A sudden, short, painful contractions of a muscle or group of muscles muscle cramps
These range from a simple stretch to a partial or complete tear in a muscle, tendon, or muscle-tendon combonation muscle strain
A stretch or tear of a ligament sprain
Related to testosterone but altered for muscle hypertrophy, used illegally in most sports, and have noticeable and irreversible side effects. anabolic steroids
This affects muscles and tendons all over the body, causing chronic pain, fatigue, and depression. fibromyalgia
A chronic autoimmune disease characterized by varying degrees of weakness of the skeletal muscles myasthenia gravis
A general term for a group or heredity, progressive disorder affecting skeletal muscles musclar dystrophy
The breakdown of muscle fibers. Muscle trauma, severe exertion, alcoholism, and various drug use can cause this disorder rhabdomyolysis
A protein pigment that breaks down into toxic compounds that can cause kidney failure. myoglobin
Inflammation of the sheath that surrounds a tendon tenosynovitis

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Alcohol, Tobacco, Drugs Crossword

Created
Nov 17, 2016
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A substance that changes the way the body or mind works. Drug
A drug used to prevent or cure illness, disease, or relieve pain. Medicine
A medicine obtained only with a written order from a doctor. Prescription Drug
A medicine that can be purchased without a prescription. over-the-counter drug
The using of a harmful drug on purpose. Drug Abuse
A depressant drug found in some beverages. Alcohol
A person who supports the harmful behavior of another. Enabler
A disease in which there is a dependence on alcohol. Alcoholism
A stimulant drug found in tobacco. Nicotine
A group of drugs that speed up the body;s functions. Stimulants
A group of drugs that slow down the nervous system and relieve pain. Narcotics
A group of illegal drugs that change sensation. Hallucinogens
Chemicals that are breathed in. Inhalants
A group of drugs that slow down the body's functions. Depressants
A substance that causes cancer. Carcinogen

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