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A severe allergic reaction to a substance to which a person has become sensitized, requires emergency treatment anaphylaxis
a condition caused by the loss of too much water from the body dehydration
A temporary state of mental confusion caused by disease, illness, drugs, or alcohol delirium
Yellowing of the skin and eyes caused by too much bilirubin in the blood jaundice
lack on energy, sluggishness, dullness, apathy lethargy
Potentially irreversible neurological side effects of antipsychotics in which there are involuntary repetitive movements of face, limbs tardivedyskinesia
a condition of being apparently awake but unresponsive catatonic
Abnormal tonicity of muscle, characterized by prolonged, repetitive muscle contractions that may cause twisting or jerking movements dystonia
Relating to older people geriatric
An abnormally high level of sugar in the blood hyperglycemia
Administration of drugs by way of droplets or mist that the patient breathes into the lungs. inhalation
A hormone that enables the body to metabolize and use glucose. insulin
By way of nose motility
Acidic substances produced when the body uses fat, instead of sugar, for energy ketones
related to the ear otic

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

Worksheet on Endocrine and Nervous System Crossword

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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

Health and Wellness Crossword

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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

Endocrine System Crossword

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holds the eggs in women ovaries
understands body's biological time pineal
stimulates development to help prevent disease and only active until puberty thymus
known as master gland and sends signals to organs and other glands pituitary
holds the sperm in men testes
organ that regulates blood sugar pancreas
helps regulate metabolism, brain development, muscle control, calcium and more thyroid
causes bones to release calcium into the blood stream parathyroid
an organ that secretes chemical substances for use in the body gland
a substance to regulate blood sugar insulin
outer portion of a gland tht produces steroid hormones adrenal cortex
inner portion of a gland that synthesizes, stores and releases specific hormones adrenal medulla
These systems maintain conditions so homeostasis can happen and can be negative or positive feedbacksystem

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

Alcohol Crossword

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the type of alcohol in alcoholic beverages ethanol
a drug that slows the central nervous system depressant
the state in which the body is poisoned by alcohol or another substance intoxication
drinking five or more alcoholic beverages at one sitting bingedrinking
the excessive use of alcohol alcoholabuse
a disease in which a person has a physical or psychological dependence on drinks that contain alcohol alcoholism
the amount of alcohol in a person's blood which is expressed as a percent BAC
an addict who is dependent on alcohol alcoholic
the process of learning to live an alcohol-free life recovery
living without alcohol sobriety
a group of alcohol-related birth defects that include physical and mental problems FAS
the chemical action of yeast on sugars fermentation
when alcohol is mixed wtih _______ it can heighten the effects. medicine
adult drivers with a BAC of 0.08 or higher can be charged with _______ _________ drunkdriving
feeling a strong need for alcohol to manage tension or stress craving
pressure to conform to what others are doing peerpressure
an organization for families and friends of alcoholics Al-Anon
the crime of driving after you have drunk too much alcohol DWI
the feeling of being tired and sick because you have drunk too much alcohol hangover
someone at a social event who agrees not to drink and drive their friends home designateddriver

PHYSICAL FITNESS CROSSWORD PUZZLE

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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

Drugs Crossword

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Cocaine is a ______ crystalline powder made from the coca plant white
A drug dose large enough to cause serious harm to the body. overdose
The body becomes used to the drug. tolerance
Designer drug that can come in powder. Street name is XTC, X. ecstasy
Markers, Spray paint, and other strong smelling objects that are smelled or huffed are called_________. inhalants
A medicine that can be legally obtained only with a prescription. prescription
When someone loses coordination or body control due to alcohol. intoxicated
Incorrect use of a drug. misuse
Harmful condition in which a person has physical or emotional need to take a drug. dependence
Puts holes in lining of the nose. snorting
The intentional use of a drug when no medical or health reasons exist. abuse
Pain killers are made from this drug _____________. heroin
Cocaine is _________ through nose, or injected. inhaled
Prolonged use of amphetamines may cause hallucinations and intense __________. paranoia
________ are swallowed; calm nervous and relax muscles. depressants
Person with dependence on alcohol. alcoholic
Speed, uppers, dexies. amphetamines
Street name: pot, weed; typically smoked. marijuana
Stopping the supply of a drug on which a person is physically dependent. withdrawal
A substance other than food that changes the way the body or mind functions. drug
Also known as the date rape drug. ghb

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

Health- Chapter 3 Vocabulary Crossword

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This type of exercise is the best way to build heart and lunch endurance. Aerobic
This type of exercise does not require so much oxygen Anaerobic
The ability to perform vigorous physical activity without getting overly tired. endurance
The ability to handle the physical work and play of everyday life without becoming tired. fitness
Physical activity that improves or maintains fitness is called____. exercise
The ability to move joint fully and easily. flexibility
The ability of muscles to exert a force. strength
The system that consists of bones, joints, and connecting tissue skeletal
The system that consists of tissues that move parts of the body and operate interal organs. muscular
A place where two or more bones meet. joint
Strong, flexible tissue that cusions bones and supports soft tissues is called ___. cartilage
A tissue that contracts and extends to cause movement. muscle
The smallest type of blood vessel capillary
Blood vessel that carries blood back to the heart from all parts of the body. vein
Blood vessel that carris blood away from the heart artery
The yellowish, watery portion of blood Plasma
Group of organs and tissues that transport essential materials body cells and remove their waste products. Circulatory
Exercising to hard or too often, without enough rest in between. overtraining
Gentle exercises that let your body adjust to ending a workout. cool-down
Synthetic compounds that cause muscle tissue to develop at an abnormally high rate. Anabolic Steroid
Tissue that joins muscle to muscle or muscle to bone Tendon