Type
Crossword
Description

What is rigid tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates Bone
An abnormal loss of bony tissue resulting in fragile porous bones. Osteoporosis
What are your cheek bone called? Zygomatic
Bone over your ear Temporal
This is the spongy tissue inside some of your bones, such as your hip and thigh bone Bone Marrow
Composed of the cranium and facial bones Skull
The bone that is your forehead Frontal
These bones together form most of the cranial roof and sides of the skull Parietal
A trapezoidal-shaped bone found at the lower-back area of the cranium Occpitial
The upper fixed bone of the jaw Maxilla
It forms the lower jaw and holds the lower teeth in place Mandible

Bones Of The Skull Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The skull consists of how many cranium bones? Eight
Is the hindmost bone of the skull and is located below the parietal bones to form the back of the cranium above the nape? Occipital Bone
Form the sides and top of the cranium? Two Parietal Bones
Forms the forehead and portions of the eye socket and nasal cavities? Frontal Bone
Forms the sides of the head in the ear region, below the parietal bones? Two Temporal Bones
Is a light, spongy bone between the eye sockets that forms part of the nasal cavities? Ethmoid Bone
Joins all of the bones of the cranium together Sphenoid Bone
The skull consists of how many facial bones? Fourteen
Form the bridge of the nose? Two Nasal Bones
Are small, fragile bones located at the front part of the inner wall of the eye sockets? Two Lacrimal Bones
Forms the prominence of the cheeks? Two Zygomatic Bones
Are the upper jawbones that join to form the whole upper jaw? Two Maxillary Bones
Is largest and strongest bone of the face; forms the lower jaw. Mandible Bone
Thin layers of spongy bone situated on the outer walls of the nasal depression? Two Turbinal Bones
A single bone that forms part of the dividing wall of the nose? Vomer
Which forms the floor and outer wall of the nose, the roof of the mouth, and floor of the eye socket? Two Palatine bones

Human Skeletal System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

____________ system is the physical foundation of the body. Skeletal
____________ is the study of bones. Osteology
The _____________ encloses and proects the brain and primary sensory organs Skull
__________ bones form the crown and upper sides of the head. Parietal
Indenting above the nape area, ___________ bones forms the back of the skull. Occipital
The _______________ bones are located on either side of the head, directly above the ears and below the parietal bones. Temporal
This bone is located behind the eyes and nose and the ___________ connects all the bones of the cranium. Sphenoid
The spongy _________ bone between the eyes forms part of the nasal cavity. Ethmoid
The largest facial skeleton bone and is the lowere jaw is the _________ Mandible
The _______ are the two bones of the upper jaw. Maxillae
___________ are the two bones that form the upper cheek and the bottom of the eye socket Zygomatic
The __________ are the two smallest facial bones, forming thefront part of the inner bottom wall of the eye socket. Lacrimal
The two bones that join to form the bridge of the nose are__________ Nasal
The __________ extends from the top of the eyes to the top of the head, forming the forehead. Frontal

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

Skeletal System Crossword

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

Skeletal System Bones of the Skull and Neck Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

an oval bony case that protects the brain cranium
the framework of the face that is composed of 14 bones facial skeleton
hindmost bone of the skull below the parietal bones forms the back of the skull above the nape occipital Bone
bones that form the sides and top of the cranium parietal bones
bone that forms the forehead frontal bone
bones that form the side of the head in the ear region temporal bone
light spongy bone between the eye sockets and forms part of the nasal cavities ethmoid bone
bone that joins all of the bones of the cranium together sphenoid bone
bones that form the bridge of the nose nasal bones
small thin bones located at the front inner wall of the eye sockets lacrimal bones
cheekbones bones that form the prominence of the cheeks zygomatic bones
bones of the upper jaw maxillae
lower jawbone mandible
u shaped bone at the base of the neck hyoid bone
the seven bones of the top part of the vertebral column located in the neck region cervical vertabrae

Bones and Muscles Word Scramble

Type
Word Scramble
Description

skeletal system
skeletal divisions
axial skeleton
appendicular skeleton
hyoid
spine
shoulders
hips
cranium
facial bones
occipital
parietal
temporal
sphenoid
ethmoid
frontal
maxilla
mandible
sinuses
u shaped
ear bones
mallus
incus
stapes
spinal column
cervical (neck)
thoracic (chest)
lumbar (lower back)
sacral (near the hips)
atlas
axis
ribs
coccyx
curvature of spine
bones of the chest
sternum
true ribs
false ribs
floating ribs
pectoral girdle
pelvic girdle
appendages
arm bones
humerus
radius
ulna
metacarpals
phalanges
fingers
femur
tibia
fibula
patella
ankle
tarsal
salus
calcaneus
metatarsals
long
short
flat
irregular
epiphysis
diaphysis
periosteum
marrow
compact bone
spongy bone
porous
red marrow
medullary cavity
yellow marrow
hydroxyapetite
calcium
phosphorus
collagen fibres
osteoclasts
osteoblasts
wolff's law
stress
ossification
growth plate
fracture
transverse fracture
greenstick fracture
spiral fracture
comminuted fracture
simple
compound
repair a break
tissues

Skull bones, sutures, and foramens Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Forms the forehead Frontal
Forms the side and roof of the cranial cavity Parietal
Forms the lateral aspects and floor of the cranium temporal
Forms the posterior and most of the base of the cranium Occipital
Lies at the middle part of the base of the skull Sphenoid
Located on the midliine in the anterior part of the cranial floor medial to the orbits Ethmoid
Forms bridge of the nose Nasal
Forms the upper jawbone and most of the hard plate (seperates the nasal cavity and oral cavity) Maxilla
Forms the prominence of the cheeks (cheekbones) Zygomatic
Forms part of the medial wall of each orbit Lacrimal
Forms the posterior portion of the hard plate Palatine
Forms a part of the inferior lateral wall of the nasal cavity (3 words) Inferior Nasal Conchae
Forms the inferior portion of the nasal septum Vomer
Forms the lower jaw bone, largest and strongest facial bone, only moveable skull bone Mandible
Divides the interior of the nasal cavity into right and left sides (Broken nose usually damages this bone) (2 words) Nasal septum
Eye sockets Orbits
Openings for blood vessels, nerves, or ligaments of the skull (singular) Foraman
Does not articulate with any bone, supports tounge, providing for some tounge muscles and for muscles of the neck and pharnex Hyoid
Immovable joints that hold most skull bones together Sutures
Suture at the top, front on the skull Coronal
Suture at the lower, back of the skull Lambdoid
Suture on the side of the skull Squamous
Foramen located just above the orbits Supraorbital
Foramen ocated in the orbits, medial Optic
Foramen located inferior to the orbits on the maxilla close to the zygomatic bone infraorbital
Foramen located on the zygomatic bone Zygomaticofacial
Foramen located on the anterior of the mandible Mental
Foramen that the spinal cord and vertabae go through Magnum
Foramen on the side of the mandible mandibular

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

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

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