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A muscular opening at the end of the rectum through which waste material is eliminated from the body. Anus
The process by which nutrient molecules pass through the wall of the digestive system into the blood. Absorption
A J-shaped, muscular pouch located in the abdomen Stomach
A flap of tissue that seals off the windpipe and prevents food from entering. Epiglottis
Removal of materials from the body is called. Excretion
The end of the large intestine where waste material is compressed into a solid form before being eliminated. Rectum
Tiny finger-shaped structures that cover the inner surface of the small intestine and provide a large surface area through which digested food is absorbed. Villi
Involuntary waves of muscle contraction that keep food moving along in one direction through the digestive system. Peristalsis
The fluid released when the mouth waters that plays an important role in both mechanical and chemical digestion. Saliva
Miss Han's favorite flavor jolly rancher Grape
The largest organ in the body; it produces bile. Liver
The part of the digestive system in which most chemical digestion takes place. Small Intestine
Type of enzyme in the stomach that digest food chemically Pepsin
Found in your mouth these things break down your food mechanically Teeth
A muscular tube that connects the mouth to the stomach. Esophagus
Proteins that speeds up chemical reactions in the body. Enzymes
The last section of the digestive system, where water is absorbed into the bloodstream and the remaining material is eliminated from the body. Large Intestine
A thick, slippery substance produced by the body Mucus
This type of digestion breaks food down into smaller molecules Chemical
This type of digestion breaks up food physically Mechanical
A substance secreted into the small intestine that breaks up fat particles. Bile
The material used in cellular respiration that is obtained from digestion Glucose
The process by which the body breaks down food into small nutrient molecules. Digestion
The organ that stores bile after it is produced by the liver. Gallbladder
Type of acid found in digestive juices in the stomach. Hydrochloric acid

Digestive System Crossword

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Nutrient molecules passed through the wall of your digestive system into your blood Absorption
Your teeth carry out the first role of ______ Mechanical digestion
___ is accomplished by enzymes Chemical digestion
The fluid released when your mouth waters is called ___ Saliva
A flap of tissue called the ___ seals off your windpipe, preventing the food from entering Epiglottis
The ___ is the last section of the digestive system Large Intestine
After food enters the ___, contractions of smooth muscles push the food towards the stomach Esophagus
___ is a thick, slippery substance produced by the body Mucus
The ___ is a j-shaped muscular pouch located in the abdomen Stomach
The ___ , which is located in the upper right portion of the abdomen, is the largest organ in the body Liver
___ is a substance that breaks up fat particles Bile
The large intestine ends in a short tube called the ___ Rectum
The ___, is a muscular opening at the end of the rectum Anus
Bile flows from the liver into the ___ Gallbladder
The ___ is a triangular organ that lies between the stomach and the first part of the small intestine Pancreas
The pancreas produces enzymes that flow into the small intestine and help break down ____, proteins, and fats Starches
Starches, ___, and fats Proteins
The small intestine helps break down ___ Fat
The lining of the small intestine is covered with millions of tiny finger shaped structures called ___ Villi
More professional wore for villi Villus

The Digestive System Crossword

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chemical compounds that results from digestion od complex protein. Amino Acids
yellowish-brown to greenish fluid secreted by the liver and in the gallbladder; aids in fat digestion bile
another word for your intestine bowel
semisolid mass of partially digested food and gastric juices that passes from the stomach to the small intestine chyme
major portion of the large intestine colon
conversion of food into nutrients for the body and into waste products for relase from the body. digestion
protein that causes chemical charges in substances in the digestive tract enyme
part from the of alimentary canal from the pharynx to the stomach. esophagus
organ on lower suface of the liver ;stores bile gallbladder
place where reabsorbtion takes place large intestine
cavity in the face in which food and water is ingested mouth
digstive organ that secretes digestive fluids, endocrine gland that regulates blood sugar pancreas
bottom portion of large intestine: connected to the anal cavaity rectum
fluid secreted by salivary glands saliva
glands in the mouth that secrete fluids that aid in breaking down food salivary gland
passing of nutrients into the bloodsteam absorbtion
organ importantin digestive and metabolic system functions; secretes bile liver
coordinated, rythmic contractions of smooth muscel that forces food through the digestive tract. peristalsis
another word for feces stool
another word for pharynx throat
fleshy part of the mouth that moves food during mastication tongue
loose, watery stool diarrhea
feeling sick in the stomach nausea
cone-shaped projection hanging down from soft palate uvula
folds on stomach ining rugae

Human Digestive System Crossword

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Finger-like structures on the small intestine villi
Part of digestive system, but not used for digestion Appendix
Ascending, Transversal, and Descending are part of what Large intestine
Muscular tube responsible for getting food to stomach Esophagus
Another name for digestive system Alimentary canal
Type of digestion responsible for physical processing of food Mechanical
One set of salivary glands Sublingular
This allows the passage of food to the esophagus Pharynx
Where are proteins chemically digested into chains of amino acids Stomach
First part of small intestine Duodenum
Produces bile and helps digest lipids Liver
Found under the liver, and it's only function is to store bile Gall Bladder
Temporarily stores feces before it is eliminated Rectum
Produces insulin and glucagon Pancreas
Ingestion, Digestion, Elimination, and what are the stages of food processing Absorption
This amylase is used to break down starches in the oral canal Salivary

Digestive system Crossword

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Damage and scarring of the liver Cirrhosis
A round mass of chewed food before swallowing Bolus
An accessory organ that secretes many enzymes essential fod food digestion Pancreas
Projections that maximize absorption in the walls of the intestine. Villi
Partially digested food in the stomach Chyme
Involuntary waves of muscle contraction Peristalsis
The end of the large intestine where waste is in solid form before eliminated Rectum
Largest organ in the body that secretes bile Liver
Fluid that helps in chemical digestion in the mouth. Saliva
A muscular tube that connects the pharynx to the stomach. Esophagus
Substance that neutralizes stomach acidity Antacid
A digestive juice that is secreted by the liver Bile
An abnormal frequent flow of loose and watery stools. Diarrhea
A pear-shaped organ that store bile Gallbladder
Prevents chyme in the stomach from going into the esophagus. Cardiac sphincter
The last and longest portion of the small intestine Ileum
An enzyme present in the mouth and pancreas that helps to digest carbohydrates Amylase
Another name of the digestive tract Alimentary canal
Carbohydrates that are composed of two monosaccharides Disaccharides
Enzyme that breaks down fats in food Lipase

Human Body Systems Crossword Puzzle

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System that consists of nerves, brain and spinal cord nervous system
helps movement of the body, maintaining posture, and circulating blood throughout the body muscular system
system that contains voluntary and involuntary muscles muscular system
this system starts in the mouth digestive system
the heart and blood vessels that circulate blood throughout the body Circulatory
disposing of the body's waste Excretory
brings air into the body and removes carbon dioxide Respiratory system
system that protects major internal organs and provides overall support skeletal
system that transmits signals from the body to the brain nervous
this is also known as the urinary system Excretory
includes bone, cartilages, ligaments skeletal
skeletal muscles, smooth muscles, cardiac muscles muscular system
Breaks down food digestive
skin, hair, regulates temperature Integumentary
esophagus, stomach, intestines digestive system

Digestive System Crossword

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a slippery liquid that makes food easy to swallow and helps break the food down Saliva
muscle in your mouth that is used for pushing food around Tongue
the tube that connects the stomach to the mouth Esophagus
the tube after the small intestine where liquid is absorbed Large Intestine
The region of the small intestine where the majority of digestion and absorption take place Duodenum
this produces bile that goes into the small intestine and help digest the food Liver
a long folded tube inside the body attached to the stomach where nutrients in the food are absorbed Small Intestine
a group of organs working together to convert food into energy and basic nutrients to feed the entire body Digestive System
after being swallowed, food goes to this place where it is mixed with acid Stomach
Releases enzymes that aid in Digestion while also regulating blood sugar Pancreas
these are used to chew food Teeth
Ball of chewed food that is swallowed Bolus
Enzyme that begins to break down starch in the mouth Amylase
another name for the Large Intestine Colon
name of the acid found in your stomach Hydrochloric Acid
enzyme that breaks down protein Pepsin
the end of the gastrointestinal tract where waste is ejected out of the body Anus
place where waste is stored until ready to be egested Rectum
yellowish-brown substance that digests fats (lipids) Bile
where bile is stored until ready to be used Gall Bladder

Nutrition and Digestion Crossword

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Extract food suspended in water Suspension feeders
Live on or in food and eat through it Substrate feeders
Suck fluids from host, many are parasitic Fluid feeders
Ingest large pieces of food using diverse utensils Bulk feeders
Intake of food Ingestion
Mechanical and chemical breakdown Digestion
Cells lining digestive tract take in small molecules which travel in blood to other cells Absorption
Undigested material passes out of digestive tract Elimination
Digestive tube with two openings Alimentary canal
Throat, where food entering the mouth passes into, is blocked when you choke Pharynx
Bladelike, for biting Inscissors
Pointed teeth used for ripping apart food in crnivores Canines
Back teeth that grind and crush food Molars
A mucus and enzyme-containing liquid secreted by the mouth and makes food easier to swallow. Saliva
Converts starch to disaccharides Salivary amylase
Large ball of chewed, most food formed as you swallow Bolus
Rhythmic waves of contraction of smooth muscles in the walls of the digestive tract that propel it through the alimentary canal Peristalsis
A muscular ring like value that regulates the passage of food out of the stomach and into the small intestine Pyloric sphincter
Muscular organ covered in taste buds Tongue
Wind-pipe Trachea
Muscles of esophagus that contract above and below a bolus Esophageal sphincter
Voice box, controls the opening to the esophagus and trachea Larynx
A flap of cartilage and connective tissue that keeps food out of the travhea Epiglottis
Muscular tube that's conveys food blouses from the pharynx to the stomach o digestion here flexible, behind trachea, one foot long Esophagus
Pouch-like organ that temporarily stores food, does mechanical and chemical digestion, and times the foods release into small intestine Stomach
Made up of mucus , enzymes, and strong acid Gastric juice
Food stimulates cells to release this hormone into circulatory system, stimulating further secretion of gastric juice Gastrin

Digestive System Crossword

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Opening for digestive system Mouth
Type of digestion that uses the teeth Mechanical
Releases enzymes to break down food Saliva
Carries food from mouth to stomach Esophagus
Around 20ft long Small intestine
About five feet long absorbs water and minerals large intestine
Infection of the liver Hepatitis
Enlarged section of the alimentary canal, between the esophagus and the small intestine Stomach
Largest gland in the body Liver
External opening of the anal canal Anus
Small sac near liver Gall bladder
Gland that is dorsal to stomach Pancreas
Structures in the mouth that physically break down food by chewing Teeth
Glands of mouth that produce Silvia Salivary glands
First part of the small intestine connects the pylorus and the jejunum Duodenum
Thick sticky fluid decorated by mucous membrane Mucous
Varicosu veins of the anal canal or anus Hemorrhoid
Blood vessel that carries blood away from heart Arteries
Tiny blood vessel that connects a arterioles and venuoes and allows for exchange for nutrients and gases Capillaries
Type of fat in blood. Received from eating foods such as butter, meat, eggs, etc. Cholesterol

The Digestive System Crossword

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Location where most nutrients are absorbed Small intestine
The tube that connects the mouth to the stomach Oesophagus
The process of moving food from the throat to the stomach using muscle movement peristalsis
The start of the digestive system Mouth
This organ removes toxins and produces a digestive liquid Liver
The digestive liquid that the liver creates Bile
The form of sugar the liver stores glycogen
The stomach contains this Acid
The stomach jobs is to do what to the food Breakdown
The organ that stores bile Gallbladder
The gall bladder released bile to help digest what Fat
This organ regulates blood glucose level in the body Pancreas
The pancreas makes what hormone insulin
This organ is responsible for getting rid of unwanted food Large intestine
The small and large intestine are ___________ Connected
The function of this organ is unknown Appendix
The part of the large intestine that holds unwanted food Rectum
The exit point of the digestive system Anus
Crush food with your teeth Chew
These are used to chew food Teeth
The digestive system breaks down food to get _________________ energy
Muscle in your mouth used to push food around Tongue
The mouth produces this liquid to help with digestion Saliva
The small intestine is broken into how many parts Three
We eat this to get our energy Food
The oesophagus is approximately how many cms long Twenty

The Human Body Crossword

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The ________ system consists of bones and the ligaments that secure the bones at joints Skeletal
The ________ system comprises both fixed and movable joints Articular
The ________ system includes the skeletal muscles that move the skeleton, the face, and other structures of the body, and give form to the body. Cardiac muscle pumps blood through the heart Muscular
The ________ system consists of the four-chambered heart; arteries conducting blood to the tissues; capillaries through which nutrients, gases, and molecular material pass to and from the tissues Cardiovascular
The ________ system is a system of vessels assisting the veins in recovering the body's tissue fluids and returning them to the heart. Lymph nodes filter lymph throughout the body Lymphatic
The ________ system consists of impulse-generating and impulse conducting tissue organized into a central nervous system (brain and spinal cord), and a peripheral nervous system(nerves) Nervous
The ________ system consists of glands that secrete chemical agents (hormones) into the tissue fluids and blood, affecting the function of multiple areas of the body Endocrine
The ________ system consists of the skin, which is provided with many glands, sensory receptors, vessels, immune cells, antibodies, and layers of cells and keratin that resist environmental factors Integumentary
The ________ system consists of the upper (nose through larynx) and lower respiratory tract (trachea through the air spaces of the lungs). Most of the tract is airway; only the air spaces (alveoli) Respiratory
The ________ system consists of an alimentary canal and glands. It performs the breakdown, digestion, and assimilation of food as well as excretion of the residua. Glands include the liver Digestive
Stones that are formed when you don't drink enough water; have to pass them to get them out Kidney stones
Parts of the kidney that filter the blood and remove waste Nephrons
Releases saliva to moisten food and begin chemical digestion Salivary gland
Produces digestive juices called bile that breaks down fat Liver
The way in which clean blood returns to the body Renal vein
Breaks down the food into smaller substances (ex: chewing) Mechanical digestion
Produces digestive juices called bile that breaks down fat Liver
Produces pancreatic enzymes to aid in breaking down food Pancreas
Digestion is completed here once food travels from the stomach; long but narrow in diameter Small intestine
The first 10-12 inches of the small intestine where nutrients for the body are absorbed and delivered to the bloodstream Duodenum