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study of the structure and shape of the body Anatomy
study of the function of the body and its parts Physiology
tiny building blocks of matter Atoms
smallest unit of life Cell
a collection of cells that work together to perform a specific funtion Tissues
a collection of tissues that perform a specific function Organs
a group of organs that work together to perform a specific function Organ system
any living thing Organism
activities promoted by the muscular system Movement
the ability to react to stimuli Responsiveness
breaking down ingested food into simple molecules absorbed by the blood Digestion
all the chemical reactions that occur in the body Metabolism
process of removing waste from the body Excretion
production of offspring Reproduction
maintaining a stable internal environment within the body Homeostasis
sensor that monitors and responds to changes in the environment Receptor
analyzes received information and determines the appropriate response (determines set point) Control center
Output to the stimulus (control center acts on this) Effector
control mechanism used to shut off or reduce the original stimulus negative feedback
control mechanism used to increase the original stimulus positive feedback
body's standard position; erect, with palms facing forward anatomical position

Anatomy and Physiology Chapter 1 Crossword

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Study of the structure of the body Anatomy
Study of the functions of the body Physiology
Smallest unit of an element Atom
Smallest unit of life Cell
It is made of 11 systems that work together Organism
Toward the head Superior
Towards the back Posterior
Close to the point of attachment Distal
Towards the surface Superficial
A cut that divides the bod or organ into superior and inferior part Transverse
A cut that divides the body or organ into right and left parts Sagittal
Cavity that surrounds each lung Pleural
Cavity that contains the liver and the stomach Abdominal
A fluid that allows the organs to move without friction Serous
Feedback that reverses the stimulus Negative
Fluid found outside of the cells Extracellular
Extracellular fluid found in the blood vessels Plasma
Organ that responds to control center's output Effector
What monitors the environment Receptor
A cavity that contains 4 quadrants Abdominopelvic

The Characteristics of Living Things Crossword

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the science that seeks to understand the living world biology
someone who uses scientific methods to study living things biologist
a collection of living matter enclosed by a barrier that separates the cell from its surrondings cell
living things that consist of only a single cell unicellular
organsims that contain hundreds, thousands, or even trilions of cells multicellular
two cells from different parents unite to produce the first cell of the new organism sexual reproduction
the new organism has a single parent asexual reproduction
inherited by a molecule called deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA genetic code
a simple increase in size growth
a single fertilized egg cell divides again and again to reproduce the many cells of mature organisms development
combination of chemical reactions through which an organism builds up or breaks down materials metabolism
a signal to which an organism responds stimulus
changes to the conditions inside the body internal stimulus
changes to the conditions outside the body external stimulus
the way an organism reacts to a stimulus response
involves internal feedback mechanisms that work in much the same way as a thermostat homeostasis
the way something changes over time evolution

Cells Tissues & Organs Crossword

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What is the basic unit of structure? Cells
Outer covering of a cell Cell membrane
Tissue that receives and carries impulses to the brain and back of the body Nerve
Tissue that anchors, connects and supports other tissue Connective
Groups of tissue with the similar functions Organs
Groups of cells with similar functions Tissue
Controls the traits children inherit from their parents Genes
Control center of the cell Nucleus
Contains smaller structures that perform cell functions Cytoplasm
Thread like structures in the nucleus Chromosomes
Tissue that stretches and contracts to let the body move Muscle
You need a ______ to study cells Microscope
Cells need food, water and ____ to live Oxygen
Tissue that covers internal and and external body surfaces Epithelial
Examples of organs are the heart, brain, liver,______ and kidneys Lungs

Mental Health Awareness Crossword

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a technique in which one focuses one's full attention only on the present, experiencing thoughts, feelings, and sensations but not judging them Mindfulness
a state of apprehension and psychic tension occurring in some forms of mental disorder Anxiety
sadness; gloom; dejection. Depression
the branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness Psychiatry
a mental health problem characterized by an alternation between extreme euphoria and deep depression Bipolar
of or relating to the treatment of obesity Bariatric
growing to manhood or womanhood; youthful Adolescent
to make easier or less difficult; contribute to; facilitate Help
to give advice to; advise Counseling
a state of serious emotional and mental deterioration, of organic or functional origin Dementia
Having a tendency to dwell on unwanted thoughts or perform certain repetitious rituals, especially as a defense against anxiety from unconscious conflicts Obsessive Compulsive
a specific response by the body to a stimulus, as fear or pain, that disturbs or interferes with the normal psychological equillibrium of an organism Stress

The Nervous System Crossword

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Cells that transmit impulses Neurons
Short branch extensions that carry impulses towards the cell body Dendrites
Long fiber that carries impulses away from cell body Axon
Contained in sacs in axon terminals; released to cause stimulus in the next cell; chemicals Neurotransmitters
Relays messages, processes information, and analyzes information. Central nervous system
Connects brain to the spinal cord; Controls involuntary actions. Brain Stem
Controls reflexes; Carries signals from brain to the body Spinal cord
Second largest part of the brain; Located at the back of the skull; Coordinates balance and movement. Cerebellum
Largest part of the brain; Responsible for voluntary and educated actions; Located in 2 different lobes. Cerebrum
Fatty insulated sheath that surrounds all but the smallest nerve fibers. Myelin sheath
a bundle of fibers running to organs and tissues in the body. nerve

Biology Nervous System Crossword

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An electrochemical pulse that moves long the membrane of a neuron Nerve impulse
The protective coverings of the brain and spinal cord Meninges
The brain region that receives general sensations and relays impulses to a parietal lobe Thalamus
The region of the brain that controls involuntary activities Hypothalamus
Part of the neuron that receives nerve impulses and transmits them toward the cell body Dendrite
The series of neurons that produces a single reaction in response to a stimulus Reflex arc
The white fatty membrane that protects the neuron Myelin Sheath
The part of the nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord Central Nervous System
The part of the neuron with the greatest diameter; contains the nucleus Cell Body
The junction between the axon and dendrite Synapse
The part of the brain containing motor and sensory centers: controls voluntary movement Cerebrum
Part of the brain that monitors and adjusts body activities Cerebellum
The gray matter of the cerebrum Cerebral Cortex
Part of the brain; Relay center between spinal cord and brain; reflex center Medulla oblongata
A rounded portion of the lower brain that relays information from one side of th brain to the other Pons
The nervous tissue that conducts messages between the brain and the peripheral body parts Spinal cord
The functional unit of the nervous system. The cell that receives and distributes nerve impulses. Neuron
The chemicals responsible for extending the nerve impulse from one cell to the next Neurotransmitters

Anatomy Crossword

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House of the brain and spinal cavity Dorsal cavity
Front aspect of the human body Ventral cavity
Upper region of abdomen Epigastric region
Region on each side of abdomen Hypogastric
Areas which abdomen is divided Iliac region
Pertaining to the abdominal segment of torso Lumbar region
Area surrounding umbilicus Umbilical region
Plane that divides body into ventral & dorsal sections Frontal plane
Bisects body into left & right Median plane
Imaginary planes which divides body into superior and inferior Transverse plane
Description of any part of the body Anatomical position
Branch of science concerned with bodily functions of humans Anatomy
Branch of biology which deals with normal functions of organisms Physiology
Tendancy toward stable equillibrium Homeostasis
Enhancement of effect of its own influence Positive feedback
Return of part of an output Negative feedback
Process of growing old Aging
What organisms are made of Tissue
Smallest unit of life Cell
Part of an organisms that has vital functions Organ
Group of organs working togetjer Organ system
Signle selled life form Organism

Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology Crossword

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How many levels of organization are there in the human body? six
Concerns structures that cannot be seen without magnification Microscopic anatomy
The study of the function of anatomical structures Physiology
The study of the functions of the human body Human physiology
The cornerstone of human physiology is___________,the study of the functions of living cells Cell physiology
The study of the physiology of specific organs Special physiology
The study of the effects of diseases on organ or system functions Pathological
Analyzes the internal structure of indivdual cells Cytology
Considers features visible with the unaided eye Gross anatomy
Refers to the study of general form and superficalmarkings Surface anatomy
Considers the sutructure of major organs systems, which are groups of organs that function together in coordinated manner Systemic anatomy
Means "a cutting open" the study of in ternal and external structures ans the relationships between body parts Anatomy
The study of how living organisms perform their vital functions Physiology
Refers to the existance of a stable internal enivorment Homeostasis
What system delivers air to sites where gas exchange can occur between the air and circulating blood? Respiratory System

Human Resource Management Crossword

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Job _______ is a process to identify and determine in detail the particular job duties and requirements and the relative importance of these duties for a given job. Analysis
Job _________ is a statement of the essential compotents of a job class including a summary of the work to be performed, primary duties and responsibilities, and the minimum qualifications and requirements necessary to perform the essential functions of the job. Specification
A job _________ will tell you what your employer will expect from you, as well as what you can expect from your employer. Description
Job Analysis should collect information on the following areas: Duties and Tasks, Tools and Equipment, Relationships, Requirements, and ________________. Environment
In terms of Job Analysis, 'relationships' refer to ____________ given and received and relationships with internal and external people. supervision
The purpose of Job Analysis is to establish and document the 'job relatedness' of employment procedures such as training, selection, ______________, and performance appraisal. compensation
The main purpose of a job description is to collect job-related ______ in order to advertise for a particular job. data
Job Specification helps recruiting teams understand what level of _____________, qualities and set of characteristics should be present for a candidate to be eligible for the job opening. qualitifications
Job Description and Job Specification are two integral parts of ______________. Job Analysis
_______________________ specialists are responsible for recruiting, screening, interviewing and placing workers. Human Resources
Job Descriptions are based on objective information obtained through job analysis, an understanding of the _______________ and skills required, and the needs of the organization to produce work. competencies
Job Descriptions help an employer cover _____________ bases. legal

Unit 4.2 Vocabulary Activity Crossword

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The opening at the end of the digestive system, where wastes are released anus
Vessels in the circulatory system that carry blood away from the heart arteries
Saclike structure that stores urine until it can be releases bladder
An artery, vein, or capillary that carries blood to and from the heart and body tissues blood vessel
Smallest vessel in the circulatory system; site of nutrient and gas exchange between blood and body cells capillaries
Process that breaks large food molecules into smaller molecules that can be taken in by cells chemical digestion
Organ system that transports needed substances throughout the body and carries away wastes circulatory system
large domed muscle that seperates chest and abdomen and plays a major role in breathing diaphragm
Process of breaking down food into a form the body can use digestion
Organ system that breaks down food into substances the body can use, and absorbs these substances digestive system
Female sex cell egg
System of organs that controls body activities through chemical messengers (hormones) endrocine system
A protein in the body that helps control a chemical reaction, such as digestion enzyme
Tube that carries food from the mouth to the south esophagus
Organ system that removes waste from the body excretory system
Positive or negative response to a stimuli; example: pain feedback mechanism
A sac that stores bile gall bladder
Specialize organs that make substances (hormones) that control and regulate body processes glands
Organ that punmps blood throughout the body heart
Keeping conditions constant in the body homeostasis
A chemical released by a gland: controls a specific body function hormone
A hormone that is produced by a group of specialized cells in the pancreas and that lowers blood glucose insulin
System that covers the human body, basic organ is skin in the human body integumentary system
Organ in the urinary system that filters waste from the blood kidneys
Part of the digestive system where water is absorbed from the solid waste large intestine
Organ in the digestive system that produces bile and enzymes, breaks down toxins and wastes liver
Pair of organs in the respiratory system, where carbon dioxide and oxygen are exchanged lungs
process of breaking food into smaller pieces by chewing and mashing mechanical digestion
elongated tissues that allow for contractons and relaxationd to cause movement muscles