Type
Crossword
Description

bones from upper and lower extremitys appendicular skeletion
a type of dense connective tissue osseous tissue
another word for spongy bone cancellous bone
strong and hard section of the bone compact bone
interconnecting bone trabeculae
cells found in compact bone osteoclasts
bone building cells osteoblasts
red blood vessels and small amounts of tissue red bone marrow
contains fat cells and center of long bones yellow bone marrow
where joints and bones join together cartilage
where two or more bones meet to form a junction articulation
infection to the bone marrow tissue osteomyelitisis
loss of bony material leaving the bones brittle and soft osteoprorosis
failure for the palate to form properly cleft palate

Skeletal System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Covers end of long bones Articular Cartilage
Top end of the bone Proximal Epiphysis
Bottom end of bone Distal Epiphysis
Shaft; Composed of compact bine Diaphysis
Cavity of the shaft Medullary Cavity
Dense smooth outer layer Compact bone
Honey comb ; containg red marrow Spongy bone
When cartilage hardens after growth Epiphyseal line
Band of cartilage between epiphysis and diaphysis epiphyseal plate
Covers diaphysis; fibrous connective tissue membrane Periosteum
In spongy bone red marrow
in medullary cavity Yellow Marrow
concentric circles that surround the haversian canals lamellae
open spaces with in the lamellae that contain osteocytes lacuna
Mature bone cells osteocytes
bone - destroying cells osteoclast
bone forming cells osteoblast
functional unit of compact bone osteon
opening in centerr of osteon central canal
canal perpindicular to central canal perforating canal

Anatomy and Physiology (Skeletal System) Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Osseous Tissue Bone
Hardening Process Calcification
3/4 of the human body is composed of Compact Bone
Oesteocytes reside in Lacunae
The Study of Bone Osteology
Makes up the shoulder blades, sternum, ribs, hip bones and parietal bones Flat bones
Also known as growth plate Epiphyseal
Stem cells that develop from embryonic mesenchymal cells Oesteogenic Cells
Bone forming cells Oesteoblasts
Former oesteoblasts that have been trapped in the matrix they deposited Oesteocytes
Slender channels that interconnect lacunae Canaliculi
Bone dissolving cells on the bones surface, unusually large Oesteoclasts
Combination of two basic structural materials Composite
Layers of matrix concentrically arranged around a central canal Concentric lamellae
Myeloid Tissue Red bone marrow

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

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

Skeletal System Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The most abundant cartilage type in the body; provides firm support with some pliability hyaline
Skeleton that includes the bones of the skull, vertebral column, and rib cage Axial
Internal layer of skeletal bone Spongy bone
Large cells that resorb or break down bone matrix Osteoclast
Glistening white, double layered membrane that covers the external surface of bone Periosteum
a break in a bone Fracture
Fibrous membrane at angles of cranial bones that accomadate brain growth in the fetus and infant Fontanel
Freely movable joint exhibiting a joint cavity Synovial
Inflammation of the joints Arthritis
Hematopoietic tissue Red marrow
Type of joint where rounded end of one bone protrudes into a sleeve or ring composed of another bone Pivot
Band of regular fibrous tissue that connects bone to bone ligament
Type of cartilage with abundant elastic fibers Elastic
Skeleton consisting of the bones of the upper and lower limbs, and the girdles Appendicular
The elongated shaft of a long bone Diaphysis
Bone forming cell Osteoblast
Runs through the core of osteons Central canal
Osteomalacia in children Rickets
Bone joined without joint cavity Fibrous joint
Flattened fibrous sacs lined with synovial membrane Bursae
A chronic inflammatory disorder of joints Rheumatoid Arthritis
Type of joint where articular surfaces are essentially flat Plane
Type of joint wher the oval articular surface of one bone fits into a complementary depression of another Condyloid
Most compressable type of cartilage Fibrocartilage
External layer of bone Compact bone
Bone ends Epiphyses
Mature bone cell Osteocyte
process involving bone formation and destruction in response to hormonal and mechanical factors bone remodeling
Increased softening of the bone osteoporosis
type of joints where the articulating bones are united by cartilage Cartilaginous
an elongated bursa the wraps around a tendon subjected to friction Tendon Sheath
Urate crystals in the soft tissues of joints Gout
type of joint where a cylindrical projection of one bone fits into a trough shaped surface on another hinge
Type of joint that resemble condyloid joints but allow greater movement saddle
type of joint wher the spherical or hemispherical head o fone bone articulates with the cuplike socket of another Ball and Socket

Skeletal System Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle 1

Type
Crossword
Description

covers the surfaces of bones where they come together to form joints Articular Cartilage
the end of the bone located nearest to the midline of the body Proximal Epiphysis
end of the bone located farthest away from the midline Distal Epiphysis
shaft of a long bone Diaphysis
cavity within the shaft of the long bones filled with bone marrow Medullary Cavity
Hard, dense bone tissue that is beneath the outer membrane of a bone Compact Bone
Layer of bone tissue having many small spaces and found just inside the layer of compact bone. Spongy Bone
remnant of the epiphyseal plate, seen in adult bones Epiphyseal Line
A dense fibrous membrane covering the surface of bones (except at their extremities) and serving as an attachment for tendons and muscles. Periosteum
produces red blood cells Red Marrow
soft, fatty material found in the medullary cavity of long bones; stores fat Yellow Marrow
Concentric rings made up of groups of hollow tubes of bone matrix Lamellae
small cavities in bone that contain osteocytes Lacuna
mature bone cell Osteocyte
Bone-destroying cells Osteoclast
bone-forming cell Osteoblast
structural unit of compact bone Osteon
A tiny channel found within the spinal cord and inferior medulla oblongata Central Canal
canal perpendicular to the central canal, carries blood vessels and nerves Perforating Canal
growth plate Epiphyseal Plate

Skeletal System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the most abundant cartilage type in the body hyaline cartilage
skeleton related to the head, neck, and vertabrae axial skeleton
internal layer of skeletal bone spongy bone
large cells that break down the bone matrix osteoclast
connective tissue that covers the bone periosteum
a break in a bone fracture
fibrous membranes at the angles of the cranial bones Fontanel
freely movable joints synovial joints
inflammation of the joints arthritis
bone marrow that contains the development stages of red blood cells red marrow
a joint that pivots pivot joint
tissue that connects bones ligament
cartilage with abundant elastic fibers elastic cartilage
skeleton relating to limbs appendicular skeleton
elongated shaft of a long bone diaphysis
bone forming cells osteoblast
the canal in the center of each osteon central canal
a vitamin D deficiency rickets
bones formed by fibrous tissue fibrous joints
a fibrous sac containing synovial fluid bursae
a disease that causes the inflammation of the joints rheumatoid arthritis
a synovial joint which allows for a gliding movement plane joint
a joint that allows for an elliptical movement condyloid joint
the most compressible type of cartilage fibrocartilage
dense bone that contains osteocytes compact bone
ends of a long bone epiphyses
mature bone cell osteocyte
process of removing old bone tissue and replacing it with new tissue bone remodeling
decreased density and strength of a bone osteoporosis
bones united by cartilage cartilaginous joints
synovial membrane around a tendon tendon sheath
a disease that causes arthritis in smaller bones gout
a joint that includes the ankle, knee, and the elbow hinge joint
a joint that resembles a saddle saddle joint
the hip joint ball and socket joint

Skeletal,muscular,and joints system Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

moves bone voluntary skeletal muscle
found only in heat and involuntary cardiac muscle
muscles you can control voluntary muscles
muscles you can't control involuntary muscle
one bone to rotate around the other pivot joint
flex and extend hinge joint
move freely in all directions Ball and Socket joint
gives flexibility and glide over one another gliding joint
bones of the body that are longer than they are wide long bone
the outer membrane periosteum
hard, dense portion of the bone compact bone
it is found at the ends of the bone and it has many small spaces like a sponge spongy bone
it is a small connective tissue found in most bones marrow
when two or more bones meet joint
joints allow for a wide range of movement movable joints
a thin membrane that covers all of the bone except the ends outer membrane
complex living structures that undergo growth and developement bones
creates new bone osteoblast
recycles old bone osteoclast
determines shape of your body skeleton

Long Bones Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

connective tissue that covers atricullar surface of bones articular cartilage
enlarged terminal part of bone near the center of the body proximal epiphysis
enlarged terminal part of bone further from body distal epiphysis
shaft or central part of a long bone diaphysis
central part of bone shaft where red and yellow bone marrow is stored medullary cavity
dense bone were the bony matrix is filled with ground substance compact bone
bone that is highly vascular and contains red marrow spongy bone
line of long bone where growth occurs epiphyseal line
hyaline cartilage plate at the end of a long bone epiphyseal plate
dense layer of vascular connective tissue that envelopes long bones periosteum
required for formation of red blood cells red marrow
fatty bone marrow; found at end of long bones yellow marrow
thin layer or platelike tissue found in bone tissue lamellae
cavity or depression in bone lacuna
mature bone cell osteocyte
cell that breaks down bone and is responsible for bone resorption osteoclast
bone-forming cell osteoblast
fundamental functional unit of compact bone; basic unit osteon
canal that runs through the spinal cord and ventricles of the brain central canal
canals in bone through which blood vessels pass perforating canal

Skeletal, Muscular and Integumentary System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

consists of the skull, vertebral column, and the rib cage axial skeleton
consists of the bones of the arms, legs, pelvis and shoulder area appendicular skeleton
Responsible for bone growth and uptake of minerals from the blood. osteoblasts
Regulate mineral homeostasis osteocytes
dissolve minerals in bone matrix and release them back into the blood. osteoclasts
makes up the dense outer layer of bone compact bone
found inside bones and is lighter and less dense than compact bone spongy bone
a soft connective tissue that produces blood cells bone marrow
tough, fibrous membrane that covers and protects the outer surfaces of bone periosteum
connective tissue found in many areas of the body cartilage
voluntary and striated; attach to bones and control conscious movement skeletal muscle
found in hollow organs of the body such as stomach, intestines, and around blood vessels smooth muscle
found only in heart and is specialized to help pump blood throughout the body cardiac muscle
skeletal muscle cells are filled with tightly packed filament bundles called myofibrils
each myofibril contains thick filaments of a protein called myosin
each myofibril contains thin filaments of a protein called actin
skeletal muscles are joined to bones by tough connective tissue called tendons
when one muscle in the pair contracts, the other muscle in the pair relaxes opposing muscle pairs
slow twitch; contains many mitochondria red muscle fiber
fast twitch; not as many mitochondria white muscle fibers
outer layer of the skin epidermis
beneath the epidermis dermis
made up of keratin hair and nails
produced by cells at the base of structures called hair follicles
abnormal growth of cells in skin skin cancer
most serious type of skin cancer Melanoma