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high or special regard, esteem Respect
the act of what you anticipate will happen expectation
Adherence to moral and ethical principle; moral character; honesty Integrity
the act of what you anticipate Expectations
a test that measures the % of hemoglobin A1C
type of artery characteristics by plaques on the inner walls of arteries Atherosclosis
an instrument made with loops that are held together by handle whisk
excessively greedy voracious
canister with a blade inside that forces dry ingredients through a wire screen to make small particles Sifter
a painful feeling of tightness or pressure in and around the heat that radiates to the back, neck and arms angina
to say or estimate what will happen next predict
eating disorder characterized by refusal to maintain a minimal normal body weight anorexia nervosa
to discourage deter
relating to measurement of the physical characteristics of the body such as height and weight anthropometric
a deep pot w/ a long handle saucepan
disease of the heat and blood vessels throughout the body caused by CVD. H Cardiovascular Disease
intermediate stage of liver deterioration seen in diseases such as hepatitis and alcohol liver disease fibrosis
person trained in nutrition, food science, and diet planning dietician
to surrender under certain conditions to give in capitulate
lacking in something deficient
cartilage in the throat that guards the entrance to the trachea epiglottis
inflammation of the colon colitis
large angled spoon w/ a long handle. used to dip hot liquids ladle
the flow of stomach acid into the esophagus gastroesophageal reflux
organ that stores concentrates bile (2 words w no spaces) gallbladder
scale of acidity ph
painful degenerative disease of the joints osteoarthritis
metabolic disorder with elevated blood glucose levels from insufficient insulin levels diabetes
the total of a chemical reaction that go on in living cells metabolism
compounds composed of many monosaccharides linked together polysaccharides
a system that ranks foods on a scale from 1 to 100 based on their effect on blood-sugar levels. (2 words but but no space inbetween) glycemic index
the deep abdominal fat that surrounds your organs. visceral fat
The inability to fully digest sugar in dairy products. lactose intolerance
disorder that affects copper levels in the body. It is characterized by sparse, kinky hair; failure to thrive; and progressive deterioration of the nervous system menkes disease
medication used to relieve indigestion by neutralizing acid in the stomach antacid
a gap or interruption in space or time, etc; a break hiatus

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The Digestive System Crossword

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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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Circulatory System Crossword

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place where substances are exchanged between the blood and body cells capillaries
the liquid part of blood Plasma
a flap of tissue that prevents blood from flowing backward valve
bloodvessles that carry blood back to the heart veins
take up oxyhgen in the blood and deliver it to cells elsewhere in the body redbloodcells
the body's disease fighters whitebloodcells
consists of the heart, blood vessels, and blood cardiovascular system
(singular) lower chambers of the heart ventricle
(singular) upper chambers of the heart atrium
the process by which molecules move from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration diffusion
largest artery in the body aorta
a force exerted by blood against the walls of blood vessels blood pressure
the alternating expansion and relaxation of the artery walls pulse
a group of heart cells that sends out signals that make the heart muscle contract pacemaker
hollow, muscular organ that pumps blood throughout the body heart
blood vessles that carry blood away from the heart arteries
iron-containing protein that binds chemically to oxygen molecules hemoglobin

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Digestive System Crossword

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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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Cardiovascular Disorders Crossword

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Medical term for chest pain due to coronary heart disease. Heart muscle doesn't get as much blood. angina pectoris
A disease of arteries characterized by deposition of plaque/fatty materials on inner walls. Atherosclerosis
Blood poisoning. Occurs when a bacterial infection else where gets into the blood stream. septicaemia
Clotting of blood in a part of the circulatory system. thrombosis
A sudden neurological impairment. Occurs when blood gets blocked or limited to the brain. stroke
Caused by inflammation and by group A streptococcus. rheumatic fever
Disease where bone marrow produces increased numbers of leukocytes. leukemia
A herediatary genetic disorder that impairs the body's ability to control blood clotting. haemophilia
A sudden or fatal occurence when one or more of your coronary arteries get blocked. heart attack
Enlarge twisted veins due to valves not functioning properly. Varicose veins
Hardening and thickening of the artery wall due to build up plaque. arteriosclerosis
An enlargement of an artery caused by the weak artery wall. aneurysm
Abnormally high blood pressure. hypertension

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Endocrine System Disorders Crossword

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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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Nutrition Crossword

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substances that your body needs to grow, to supply you with energy, and to repair itself nutrients
a desire, rather than a need, to eat appetite
the process by which the body takes in and uses food nutrition
a simple carbohydrate; also known as our blood sugar glucose
the starches and sugars present in foods carbohydrates
the result of the hydrogenation process of a lipid trans fat
another name for fat; a fatty substance that doesn't dissolve in water lipid
units of heat that measure the energy used by the body and the energy that foods supply to the body calories
a natural physical drive that protects you from starvation hunger
the type of cholesterol that helps to clear clogged arteries HDL
a type of fat that is solid at room temperature and associated with an increased risk of heart disease saturated fat
nutrients that help build and maintain body cells and tissues proteins
products that have not been refined and are high in fiber whole grain
the number of essential amino acids that we need from food nine
a type of fat that has been associated with a reduced risk of cancer omega three
the building blocks of protein amino acids
an indigestible complex carbohydrate fiber
the condition of being extremely overweight obesity
someone who eats nothing animal-related vegan
an eating disorder in which a large quantity of food is consumed in a short period of time, often followed by feelings of guilt or shame. bulimia

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It is a disease in which the thyroid gland cannot produce the normal amount of thyroid hormone. Hypothyroidism
It interprets input from the senses , control movements and carries out complex, mental processes. Cerebrum
It controls the level of the sugar in the blood. Insulin
It is an inflammation of the meninges of the brain or spinal cord caused by bacterial infection or a virus. Meningitis
It controls "fight or flight" response. Adrenalin
The basic cell of the nervous system Neuron
It controls breathing, heart rate, and swallowing. Medulla
It regulates breathing and helps to control eye movement. Pons
It stimulates the liver to convert glycogen to glucose. Glucogen
It is a disease in the pituitary gland that produces too much growth hormone. Gigantism
The primary target organ of the aldosterone. Kidney
It is to regulate the body's temperature, use of water, blood pressure, and release of regulatory chemicals. Hypothalamus
It plays an important role in developing some of the body's defenses against infection. Estrogen
One of the brain disorders in which clusters of nerve cells or neurons act abnormally. epilepsy
Hormone that regulates the calcium level in the blood. Calcitonin

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Digestive System Crossword

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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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Medical Terminology Crossword

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The part of the body of a vertebrate containing the digestive organs;the belly. Abdomen
A tube-shaped sac attached to and opening into the lower end of the large intestine in humans and some other mammals Appendices
(also called arthroscopic surgery) is a minimally invasive surgical procedure on a joint in which an examination and sometimes treatment of damage is performed using an arthroscope, an endoscope that is inserted into the joint through a small incision. Arthroscopy
A stone or concretion, especially one in the kidney, gallbladder, or urinary bladder Calculi
Heart Disease Cardiopathy
A type of inflammatory bowel disease that may affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract from mouth to anus. Signs and symptoms often include abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, and weight loss. Crohn Disease
A developmental condition affecting some men, boys, or male animals in which one or both testicles fail to descend into the scrotum Cryptorchism
A medical practitioner qualified to diagnose and treat skin disorders Dermatologist
The identification of the nature of an illness or other problem by examination of the symptoms: Diagnosis
Within the stomach Endogastric
Tube linking the pharynx and stomach Esophagus
The branch of medicine that deals with disorders of the stomach and intestines Gastroenterology
The production of glucose, especially in the liver, from amino acids, fats, and other substances that are not carbohydrates Gluconeogenesis
Any of a class of proteins that have carbohydrate groups attached to the polypeptide chain. Also called glycopeptide Glycoprotein
Contagious sexually transmitted disease Gonorrhea
The stopping of a flow of blood. Hemostasis
An excess of glucose in the bloodstream, often associated with diabetes mellitus Hyperglycemia
The enlargement of an organ or tissue caused by an increase in the reproduction rate of its cells, often as an initial stage in the development of cancer. Hyperplasia
adjective form of hypogastrium Hypogastric
Surgical removal of the uterus Hysterectomy
The third portion of the small intestine, between the jejunum and the cecum Ileum
Pelvic floor exercise, also known as Kegel exercise, consists of repeatedly contracting and relaxing the muscles that form part of the pelvic floor, now sometimes colloquially referred to as the "Kegel muscles". Kegel
The dark green substance forming the first feces of a newborn infant. Meconium
noun form of micturate Micturition
The smooth muscle tissue of the uterus. Myometrium
Any of a number of organized or specialized structures within a living cell. Organelle
A female reproductive organ in which ova or eggs are produced, present in humans and other vertebrates as a pair. Ovaries
the presence of air or gas in the cavity between the lungs and the chest wall, causing collapse of the lung. Pneumothorax
More than normal frequency of menses, occuring more fregent than every 21 days and no ovulation in the cycle. Polymenorrhea

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Mental Health Awareness Crossword

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a technique in which one focuses one's full attention only on the present, experiencing thoughts, feelings, and sensations but not judging them Mindfulness
a state of apprehension and psychic tension occurring in some forms of mental disorder Anxiety
sadness; gloom; dejection. Depression
the branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness Psychiatry
a mental health problem characterized by an alternation between extreme euphoria and deep depression Bipolar
of or relating to the treatment of obesity Bariatric
growing to manhood or womanhood; youthful Adolescent
to make easier or less difficult; contribute to; facilitate Help
to give advice to; advise Counseling
a state of serious emotional and mental deterioration, of organic or functional origin Dementia
Having a tendency to dwell on unwanted thoughts or perform certain repetitious rituals, especially as a defense against anxiety from unconscious conflicts Obsessive Compulsive
a specific response by the body to a stimulus, as fear or pain, that disturbs or interferes with the normal psychological equillibrium of an organism Stress

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