Type
Word Search
Description

accesory organs
alimentary canal
appendix
digestive
esophagus
gallbladder
gastroenterology
intestine
liver
MCAT
pancreas
stomach

The Digestive System Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

parotid
sublingual
sigmoid
vitamins
villi
tongue
teeth
taste
swallow
sour
sweet
bitter
salty
salivary glands
saliva
rectum
pharynx
pancreas
mouth
mastication
lubrication
liver
large intestine
jejunum
intestines
ileum
hard palate
grinding
glands
gallbladder
food
feces
esophagus
enzymes
duodenum
digestive
descending colon
colon
chew
cecum
bolus
bile
ascending colon
anus
alimentary canal
acid
absorption

Human Digestive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Digestive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

The Digestive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Digestive system Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Damage and scarring of the liver Cirrhosis
A round mass of chewed food before swallowing Bolus
An accessory organ that secretes many enzymes essential fod food digestion Pancreas
Projections that maximize absorption in the walls of the intestine. Villi
Partially digested food in the stomach Chyme
Involuntary waves of muscle contraction Peristalsis
The end of the large intestine where waste is in solid form before eliminated Rectum
Largest organ in the body that secretes bile Liver
Fluid that helps in chemical digestion in the mouth. Saliva
A muscular tube that connects the pharynx to the stomach. Esophagus
Substance that neutralizes stomach acidity Antacid
A digestive juice that is secreted by the liver Bile
An abnormal frequent flow of loose and watery stools. Diarrhea
A pear-shaped organ that store bile Gallbladder
Prevents chyme in the stomach from going into the esophagus. Cardiac sphincter
The last and longest portion of the small intestine Ileum
An enzyme present in the mouth and pancreas that helps to digest carbohydrates Amylase
Another name of the digestive tract Alimentary canal
Carbohydrates that are composed of two monosaccharides Disaccharides
Enzyme that breaks down fats in food Lipase

Digestive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

The Digestive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Location where most nutrients are absorbed Small intestine
The tube that connects the mouth to the stomach Oesophagus
The process of moving food from the throat to the stomach using muscle movement peristalsis
The start of the digestive system Mouth
This organ removes toxins and produces a digestive liquid Liver
The digestive liquid that the liver creates Bile
The form of sugar the liver stores glycogen
The stomach contains this Acid
The stomach jobs is to do what to the food Breakdown
The organ that stores bile Gallbladder
The gall bladder released bile to help digest what Fat
This organ regulates blood glucose level in the body Pancreas
The pancreas makes what hormone insulin
This organ is responsible for getting rid of unwanted food Large intestine
The small and large intestine are ___________ Connected
The function of this organ is unknown Appendix
The part of the large intestine that holds unwanted food Rectum
The exit point of the digestive system Anus
Crush food with your teeth Chew
These are used to chew food Teeth
The digestive system breaks down food to get _________________ energy
Muscle in your mouth used to push food around Tongue
The mouth produces this liquid to help with digestion Saliva
The small intestine is broken into how many parts Three
We eat this to get our energy Food
The oesophagus is approximately how many cms long Twenty

The Digestive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

These chew food teeth
These help break down carbohydrates and other food. Found in the head salivary glands
absorbs nutrients and minerals from food small intestine
a narrow tube-shaped pouch next to the large intestine and located in the lower right side of the abdomen appendix
These are in the small intestine, look like plush carpet villi
allows your body to use sugar insulin
This helps with digestion. It breaks down fats into fatty acids bile
waste leaves body through this rectum
This body parts 's job is to absorb water from the remaining leftovers large intestine
produces digestive juices to further break down food after it has left the stomach. pancreas
a pear-shaped, hollow pouch located under the liver gall bladder
receives food from the esophagus, it gives acid and enzymes that digest food stomach
produces proteins that are important in blood clotting liver
a "passage way" for food from the mouth to the stomach esophagus
plays an important role in digestion by making sure that food goes down the esophagus throat

Digestive system Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Small Intestine
Stomach
Anus
Appendix
Colon
Diaphragm
Gall Bladder
large intestine
Liver
Pancreas
Rectum
Salivary Glands

The Digestive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

to chew (food) mastication
constriction and relaxation of the muscles of the intestine peristalsis
virtually colorless acidic fluid secreted by the stomach glands gastric juices
greenish-brown alkaline fluid that aids digestion and is secreted by the liver bile
a lesion in the lining (mucosa) of the digestive tract peptic ulcer
a serious medical condition in which the appendix becomes inflamed and painful appendicitis
each of a set of hard, bony enamel-coated structures in the jaws teeth
muscular organ in the mouth of a mammal, used for tasting tongue
any of various glands that discharge a fluid secretion and especially saliva into the mouth cavity salivary glands
a flap of cartilage at the root of the tongue epiglottis
the membrane-lined cavity behind the nose and mouth pharynx
the part of the alimentary canal that connects the throat to the stomach esophagus
the internal organ in which the major part of the digestion of food occurs stomach
a large gland behind the stomach that secretes digestive enzymes pancreas
the cecum, colon, and rectum collectively large intestine
the part of the intestine that runs between the stomach and the large intestine small intestine
tube-shaped sac attached to and opening into the lower end of the large intestine appendix
the final section of the large intestine rectum
the opening at the end of the alimentary canal through which solid waste matter leaves the body anus