Type
Word Search
Description

Abdominal Cavity
Thoracic Cavity
Cranial Cavity
Left Lower Quadrant
Left Upper Quadrant
Right Lower Quadrant
Right Upper Quadrant
Oral
Nasal
Supine
Prone
Lateral
Anterior
Posterior
Superior
Inferior
Anatomical Position

Anatomical Positions and Planes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

front surface anterior
back surface posterior
divides body into left and right sections sagittal plane
divides body into front and back frontal plane
divides body into upper and lower sections transverseplane
toward the head cephalic
away from the point of origin distal
deep within the body internal
toward the side of the body lateral
toward the midline medial
lying face down prone
lying on back with palms upward supine
front of the body ventral
cavity with contains the brain cranial
chest cavity thoracic

Anatomy Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

inferior
superior
caudal
cranial
posterior
anterior
lateral
medial
dorsal
ventral
frontal
sagittal
transverse
distal
proximal
supine
prone
anatomical
homeostasis
urinary
digestive
respiratory
endocrine
cardiovascular
muscular
nervous
skeletal
integumentary
histology
cytology

Body Structure/Anatomical Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

lying on floor face up supine
pertaining to the upper stomach region epigastric
constant internal environment homeostasis
combining form meaning tissue histo
another term for back dorsal
prefix that means away from ab
suffix that means inflammation itis
term that means to the side lateral
term that means further away from distal
pertaining to tail caudal
opposite of anterior posterior
plane that divides the body from anterior and posterior coronal plane
plane that divides the body into superior and inferior transverse plane
divides the body into equal left and right sides midsagittal
directional term that means lying face down prone
term that refers to neck cervical
cyt/o means cell
bluish discoloration of the skin cyanosis
what is the suffix that means disease pathy
the abbreviation bx means biopsy
suffix that means specialist in the study of logist

Anatomical Positions and Directions Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

left side of the person in anatomical position LEFT
right side of the person in anatomical position RIGHT
closer to the surface SUPERFICIAL
further into the body cavities DEEP
above, or towards the head SUPERIOR
below, or towards the feet INFERIOR
front of body (ventral) ANTERIOR
back of body (dorsal) POSTERIOR
describes 2 points on the same limb, closer to where it inserts PROXIMAL
describe 2 points on the same limb, further away from where it inserts DISTAL
any point closer to the midline of the body MEDIAL
any point further from the midline of the body LATERAL
standing upright, feet together, arms at sides, palms forward STANDARD POSITION

Directional Terms/Body Regions Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Above or toward the head superior
Below or toward the feet inferior
Toward the midline medial
Away from the midline lateral
Toward the front side anterior
Toward the backside (rear) posterior
Toward the front (belly) ventral
Toward the back dorsal
Closer to the point of attachment proximal
Farther from the point of attachment distal
Closer to the surface superficial
Below the surface deep
Lying on back, face up supine
Lying on belly, face down prone
A body plane that divides the body into left and right parts sagittal
A body plane that divides the body into superior and inferior parts transverse
A body plane that divides the body into equal left and right parts midsagittal
A body plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior parts coronal

68 Anatomy Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What divides the organs or the body to make structures visible? Section
What is made along an imaginary line? Plane
A cut made along the lengthwise or longitudinal Sagittal Section
Cut made down the middle of the body making the left and right parts equal in size Midsagittal or Median Section
A cut that divides the body or an organ into anterior and posterior parts Frontal Section
A cut made along a horizonal plane , divides the body or an organ into superior and inferior parts Transverse Section
Has two subdivisions Dorsal body cavity
Space inside bony skull Cranial Cavity
From cranial cavity nearly to the end of the vertebral column Spinal Cavity
Is much larger than the dorsal cavity Ventral body Cavity
Is separated from the rest of the ventral cavity by a dome-shape muscle thoracic cavity
Separates the lungs into left and right cavities in the thoracic cavity mediastinum
cavity inferior to the diaphragm abdominopelvic
contains the stomach,liver,intestines , etc. abdominal cavity
reproductive organs,bladder, and rectum pelvic cavity
surrounding the umbilicus umbilical region
It is superior to the umbilical region epigastric region
It is inferior to the umbilical region hypogastric region
Is is lateral to the hypogastric region right and left iliac region
lateral to the umbilical region right and left lumbar region
contains the lower ribs right and left hypochondria region
maintains and analyzes the information it receives contral center
a standard position anatomical position
anterior body trunk , inferior to the ribs abdominal
it is the point of the shoulder acromial
anterior surface of elbow antecubital

Anatomical terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a part is above another part, or closer to the head superior
a part is below another part, or toward the feet inferior
toward the front anterior
towards the back posterior
toward the midline of the body medial
toward the side of the midline lateral
a part that is closer to the trunk than another point proximal
part that is further from the trunk than another point distal
in the inside deep
back side dorsal
the belly side ventral
in the outside superficial
Science dealing with the structures of humans/animals and dissections and the separation of parts anatomy
Plane that divides the body into right and left portions sagittal
Planes that divides the body into superior and inferior portions Transverse
Plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior portions Coronal
Lower middle portion hypogastric region
Upper middle portion Epigastric region

Medical Terminology Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

abdominal
adipose
anatomy
anterior
bioloby
cardiovascular
cephallic
cervical
coccygeal
cranial
cytology
distal
dorsal
embryology
epigastric
epithelial
erect
excretory
fibrous
gastrointestinal
histology
hypochondriac
hypogastric
inferior
inguinal
ipsilateral
lateral
lumbar
lymphatic
medial
mediolateral
musculoskeletal
neurological
organomegaly
pathology
pelvic
physiology
pleural
posterior
prone
proximal
reproductive
respiratory
sacral
sagittal
spinal
superior
supine
thoracic
transverse
umbilical
urinary
ventral
visceral

Anatomy and Physiology Chapter 1 Vocab Pt. 2 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Cavity that contains stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, small intestine, appendix, and part of the large intestine. Abdominal
Cavity that includes bladder, reproductive organs, rectum, part of large intestine, and appendix. Pelvic
Cavity that includes abdominal and pelvic cavities. Abdominopelvic
Cavity that contains brain and spinal cord. Dorsal cavity
Brain is located in this cavity. Cranial
Spinal cord is located in this cavity. Spinal
Cavity that lies between lungs and extends from the sternum to the vertebrae of the back. Thoracic
Cavity that encloses teeth and tongue, also known as buccal cavity. Oral
Cavity that contains the parts that form the nose. Nasal
Cavity that contains eyes, eyeball muscles, optic nerves, and tear ducts. Orbital
Means front or in front of, also known as anterior. Ventral
Means back or in back off, also known as posterior. dorsal
Means upper or above another. Superior
Means lower or below another. Inferior
Implies on or near the surface of the body, also known as external. Superficial
Directional term used to describe damage to an organ within the body, also known as internal. Deep
Study of the integumentary system, involves hair, skin, and nails. Dermatology
Study of the endocrine or hormonal system. Endocrinology
Study of the nervous system. Neurology
Body standing erect, face forward, arms at side, and palms forward. Anatomical position

Anatomy/Phys Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

histologyt
homeostasis
hypogastric
inferior
internal
lateral
medial
metabolism
metric system
midsagittal plane
nasal cavity
neurology
oral cavity
organs
pelvic cavity
physiology
planes
posterior
proximal
quadrants
external
epigastric
endocrinology
embryology
dorsal cavity
dorsal
distal
disease
dermatology
deep
cytology
cranial cavity
coronal plane
cephalic
cell
caudal
catabolism