Type
Crossword
Description

Funny Bone Humerus
Bone on thumb side (radial pulse) Radius
Bone on pinky finger side Ulna
Collarbone Clavicle
Shoulder Blade Scapula
Breast Bone Sternum
Protects your heart, liver, and lungs Ribs
Knee cap Patella
The large triangular bone in the lower back Sacrum
The small triangular bone at the base on the spine Coccyx
Upper part of each half of the pelvis Ilium
Thigh bone Femur
Shin bone Tibia
Non-weight bearing, fragile bone of the leg Fibula
Fingers and toes are these Phalanges
Forehead bone Frontal
Your temple Temporal
Top of your cranium Parietal
Back of skull Occipital
Center section of vertebrae Thoracic
Top section of the vertebrae (neck) Cervical
Lower section of the vertebrae Lumbar

Muscles and Bones Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The bone on your thumb side Radius
The bone on your pinky side Ulna
Protects your Brain Cranium
Lip bone Maxilla
Jaw Mandible
Collar bone Clavicle
Protects your heart Sternum
Protects your heart and lungs Ribs
The funniest bone in your body Humerus
Wrist bones Carpals
Hand bones Metacarpals
Fingers and toes Phalanges
Shoulder blades Scapula
Back bone Vertebrate
Right above tailbone Sacrum
Tailbone Coccyx
Hip bone Illium
Lower hip bone Ischium
Longest bone in your body Femur
Knees Patella
The bone located on the inside of your foot Tibia
The bone located on the outside of your foot Fibula
Heel Calcaneus
Ankle bones Tarsals
Foot bones Metatarsals
Shoulder muscle Deltoid
Chest muscle Pectoralis major
Heart muscle Cardiac muscle
Abs Rectus abdominis
Side muscles Obliques
Groin Muscle Satorius
Thigh muscle Quadricep
Upper back muscle Trapezius
Front upper arm muscle Bicep
Back upper arm muscle Tricep
Lower back muscle Latissimus Dorsi
Butt muscle Gluteus maximus
Back thigh muscle Hamstring
Calf muscle Gastrocnemius
Attaches your calf muscle to your foot Achilles tendon

BONES Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

also known as the collar bone clavicle
an oval, bony case that protects the brain cranium
lower jawbone mandible
also known as the shoulder bone scapula
also known as the breastbone sternum
12 pairs of bones forming the wall of the thorax rib
uppermost and largest bone in the arm, extending from the elbow to the shoulder humerus
series of small bones forming the backbone vertebra
smaller bone int eh forearm (lower arm) on the same side as the thumb radius
also known as the hipbone innominate
triangular bone in the lower back sacrum
inner and larger bone inthe forearm (lower arm) attached to the wrist and located on the side of the little finger ulna
composed of 8 small irregular bones of the wrist carpals
bones of the palm of the hand metacarpals
also known as digits, bones of the fingers or toes phalanges
also known as accessory bone or kneecap patella
larger of the two bones that formt he leg below the knee tibia
smaller of the tow bones that form the leg below the knee fibula
one of the three subdivisions of the foot tarsals
heavy, long bone that forms the leg above the knee femur
long, slender bones, similar to the metacarpal bones of the hand metatarsals
hindmost bone of the skull occipital
bones that form the sides of the head in the ear region temporal
bones that form the sides and top of the cranium parietal
bone that forms the forehead frontal
skelton of the head skull
bone of the upper jaw maxillae

Bones of the Skeleton Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

maxilla
pubis
ischium
ilium
hyoid
axis
atlas
coccyx
coxal
sacrum
scapula
nasal
sphenoid
ethmoid
palatine
occipital
parietal
temporal
frontal
zygomatic
mandible
vertebrae
truerib
phalanges
fibula
tibia
femur
humerus
metatarsals
metacarpals
tarsals
carpals
radius
ulna
sternum
clavicle

Bones of the Body Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The broad upper part of the sternum manubrium
Lower jawbone mandible
Upper jawbone that forms part of the nose and eye socket maxillae
Lobe of the brain lying immediately behind the forehead frontal
The bone of the thigh between the hip and the knee femur
Bones of the fingers and toes phalanges
Bones behind the phalanges metatarsals
Seven irregularly shaped bones found in the ankle and foot tarsals
Eight of the wrist bones carpals
The outer, narrower, and smaller of the two bones of the human lower leg, extending from the knee to the ankle fibula
A quadrilateral bone that forms the cheek zygomatic
Either of a pair of bones forming the two sides of the pelvis pubis
The large broad bone forming the upper part of each half of the pelvis ilium
Kneecap patella
The inner and typically larger of the two bones between the knee and the ankle tibia
Small bones forming the backbone vertebrae
Elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose nasal
Rearmost lobe in each cerebral hemisphere of the brain occipital
The cartilaginous section at the lower end of the sternum xyphoidprocess
The middle and largest portion of the sternum body
Lobe of the brain at the top of the head parietal
Shoulder blade scapula
Any of the five bones of the hand metacarpals
Lobe of the brain lying beneath the temples temporal
Collarbone clavicle
The bony frame formed by the ribs around the chest ribcage
The curved bone forming the base of each half of the pelvis ischium

Human Skeleton Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

bony structure that forms the head in most vertebrates. It supports the structures of the face and provides a protective cavity for the brain. skull
the jaw or a jawbone, especially the lower jawbone in mammals and fishes. mandible
technical term for collarbone. clavicle
technical term for shoulder blade. scapula
part of the body of a mammal between the neck and the abdomen, including the cavity enclosed by the ribs, breastbone, and dorsal vertebrae, and containing the chief organs of circulation and respiration; the chest. thorax
the long bone in the upper arm humerus
commonly known as the breastbone, is a long, narrow flat bone that serves as the keystone of the rib cage and stabilizes the thoracic skeleton sternum
also known as the vertebral column or spinal column spine
thinner and longer of the two bones in the human forearm ulna
ither the lower part of the trunk of the human body between the abdomen and the thighs pelvis
thicker and shorter of the two bones in the human forearm. radius
large wedge shaped vertebra at the inferior end of the spine. sacrum
small, triangular bone at the base of the spinal column in humans and some apes, formed of fused vestigial vertebrae. coccyx
group of small bones between the main part of the forelimb and the metacarpus in terrestrial vertebrates. carpus
group of five bones of the hand between the wrist (carpus) and the fingers. metacarpus
another term for phalanx phalange
bone of the thigh or upper hind limb, articulating at the hip and the knee. femur
the kneecap. patella
inner and typically larger of the two bones between the knee and the ankle (or the equivalent joints in other terrestrial vertebrates), parallel with the fibula. tibia
long, thin and lateral bone of the lower leg. fibula

Skeleton in YOUR Body Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Another name for osteitis deformans. PagetsDisease
Inflammatory arthritis rheumatoid
Arthritis in big toe. gout
Broken bone. fracture
Bone loss disease. osteoporosis
Curved spine. scoliosis
Skeleton system ______ organs. protects
Bones store this mineral. calcium
Bones in spine. vertebrae
Largest leg bone. femur
Bigger bone in lower leg. tibia
Smaller bone in lower leg. fibula
Largest arm bone. humerus
Bigger bone in lower arm. radius
Smaller bone in lower arm. ulna
Collar bone. clavicle
Shoulder blade. scapula
Jaw bone. mandible
Skull. cranium
Breastbone. sternum
Bones that protect heart and lungs. ribs
Hip bones. pelvis
Tailbone. coccyx
Knee cap. patella
Bones in fingers and toes. phalanges
Bones in wrist. carpals
Bones in ankles. tarsals
Bones in hands. metacarpals
Bones in foot. metatarsals
Total number of ribs. twentyfour
How many pairs of ribs? twelve
Baby's soft spot. fontanelle
Joining of skull bones. suture
Lubricates joints. synovial fluid
Abbreviation for Amylotrophic Sclerosis ALS
Congenital deformity of foot. clubfoot
Bone cavity. sinus
Type of connective tissue. bone
Knee surgery with a scope. arthroscopy
Inner part of bones. marrow
Picture of a bone. xray
Floating bone. sesamoid
Dense connective tissue. cartilage
Bone growth. ossification
Brittle bone disease. osteogenesis imperfecta
Bone tumor. myeloma
Disease with bowed legs. rickets
Curve of the upper spine. kyphosis
Vitamin that helps with calcium absorption. D
How many bones in the skull? twentyeight
All the bones in the body. skeleton

Skeletal system Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The skeletal system ______ internal organs. Protects
Stores and releases salts of calcium and __________. phosphorus
_________ body in movements assists
Participates in ________ cell production blood
Stores triglycerides in adipose cells of _________ bone marrow yellow
Provides ________ to the human body. support
unspecialized bone cells that are able to change into other type of cells osteoprogenitor
Bone-building cells osteoblasts
Mature bone cells osteocytes
Remodel bones and cause them to release calcium osteoclasts
_______ skeleton that lies on the longitudinal axis of the human body. axial
_________ skeleton that deals with upper and lower limbs, pelvis, and pectoral. appendicular
What type of bone is your carpals? short
What type of bone is your femur? long
What type of bone is your patella? sesmoid
What type of bone is your frontal bone? flat
What type pf bone is your vertebrae? irregular
The process of bone formation ossification
All bones consists of mainly 99% of this mineral. calcium
Bone connected to shoulder joint and elbow joint. humerous
Your thigh bone femur
kneecap bone patella
The bone we call our collar bone clavicle
Triangle shaped bone behind shoulder scapula
Jaw bone mandible
Finger bones are also called ______ phalanges
bone that is on the thumb side of arm Radius
bone that is on pinky side of arm bone Ulna
bone that holds your brain cranial
________ bone is good at providing protection and support compact
________ bone is lightweight and provides tissue support spongy
Main portion of long bone Diaphysis
both ends of bone at the joints. (proximal and distal) epiphyses
region between diaphysis and epiphyses metaphyses
thin layer that covers both epiphyses articular cartilage
connective tissues surrounding the diaphysis periosteum
hollow space within diaphysis. Houses yellow bone marrow medullary cavity
thin membrane lining the medullary cavity endosteum

Bones Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

helps prevent shoulder dislocation; also known as the Collarbone Clavicle
triangular shaped; also known as the Shoulder Blade Scapula
forehead, brows, and superior orbit Frontal
floor & back wall of skull Occipital
only bone not articulated with another bone Hyoid
strongest bone of the face Mandible
connect with temporal bones to form cheekbones Zygomatic
7 vertebrae in neck region Cervical Vertebrae
12 vertebrae in thoracic region Thoracic Vertebrae
5 vertebrae in lower back Lumbar Vertebrae
C1 vertebrae; allows anterior/posterior movement Atlas
C2 vertebrae; allows lateral movement Axis
fusion of 5 vertebrae; inferior to L5 vertebrae Sacrum
fusion of 3-5 small vertebrae; also known as the Tailbone Coccyx
also known as the Breastbone Sternum
7 pairs of ribs that articulate with sternum True Ribs
5 pairs of ribs that articulate indirectly with sternum False Ribs

SKELETAL SYSTEM Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The skull, especially the part enclosing the brain Cranium
The jaw or a jawbone Mandible
Each of the series of small bones forming the backbone, having several projections for articulation and muscle attachment, and a hole through which the spinal cord passes Vertebrae
Each of a series of slender curved bones articulated in pairs to the spine, protecting the thoracic cavity and its organs Clavicle
the thicker and shorter of the two bones in the human forearm Radius
the bone of the upper arm or forelimb, forming joints at the shoulder and the elbow Humerus
the large bony structure near the base of the spine to which the hind limbs or legs are attached in humans and many other vertebrates Pelvis
each of a series of slender curved bones articulated in pairs to the spine (twelve pairs in humans), protecting the thoracic cavity and its organs Rib
either of the large, flat, triangular bones that lie against the ribs in the upper back and provide attachments for the bone and muscles of the upper arm Scapula
the breastbone Sternum
a bone in the human leg extending from the pelvis to the knee, that is the longest, largest, and strongest in the body; thighbone Femur
the thinner and longer of the two bones in the human forearm, on the side opposite to the thumb Ulna
The fibrous plate that supports and shapes the edges of the eyelids. Tarsals
are the eight small bones that make up the wrist (or carpus) that connects the hand to the forearm. Carpals
A bone of the finger or toe Phalanges
kneecap Patella
The outer and usually smaller of the two bones between the knee and the ankle in humans, parallel with the tibia Fibula
The inner and typically larger of the two bones between the knee and the ankle, parallel with the fibula Tibia
The top 7 types of vertebrae that forms the spine and form the neck, which supports the skull, or cranium Cervical vertebrae
The 5 vertebrae situated between the thoracic vertebrae and sacral vertebrae in the spinal column Lumbar vertebrae
Each of the 12 bones of the backbone to which the ribs are attached Thoracic vertebrae
A small, triangular bone at the base of the spinal column in the spinal column, formed of fused vestigial vertebrae Coccyx
Any of the five bones in the hand Metacarpals
Any of the bones of the foot Metatarsals

Human Skeleton Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Patella
Femur
Pubis
Coccyx
Sacrum
Llium
Lumbar Vertebrae
Xiphoid Process
Manubrium Stemi
Carvical Vertebrae
Calcaneum
Medial malleolus
Tibia
Fibula
Distal Phalanx
Proximal Phalanx
Metacarpus
Carpus
Ischium
Radius
Ulna
Humerus
Rib
Shoulder Blade
Clavicle
Orbital Cavity
Nasal Cavity
skull