Type
Word Search
Description

Concussion like
Swelling
Severe
Nerves
fungus
Brian
Spine
Meningitis
Penis
Protective cells
Cell
Amputation
Amputee
Paralyzed
Bacteria

Microorganism crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

An organism too small to see with the human eye Microorganism
Favorable or advantageous; resulting in good. Beneficial
Causing or likely to cause harm. Harmful
Single-celled organisms without an organized nucleus Bacteria
A sub-microscopic infectious agent that is able to grow or reproduce only within a host cell Virus
A single-celled or multi-celled organism with a simple biological structure Protist
an organism made of many cells that cannot make its own food and cannot move; a member of the kingdom Fungi: Many fungi, like mushrooms, live on dead plant or animal material. Fungus
A microscopic fungus consisting of single oval cells that reproduce by budding, and are capable of converting sugar into alcohol and carbon dioxide Yeast
To break down into nutrients. decompose
A fungus that grows in the form of multicellular filaments called hyphae. In contrast, fungi that can adopt a single-celled growth habit are called yeasts. ... The network of these tubular branching hyphae, called a mycelium, is considered a single organism. mold
A kind of single-celled organism in kingdom Protista able to move by itself AMOEBA
Individual microscopic organism with no nucleus prokaryotic
Having complex cells in which the genetic material is contained inside a nucleus eukaryotic

Biology Nervous System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Neurology Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the largest part of the brain? Cerebrum
What is the inner most layer covering the spinal cord (meninges)? Piamater
Main part of neuron Cell body
Dome-shaped bone of skull Cranium
How many pairs of cranial nerves? Twelve
Finger like structure that pick up impulses Dendrites
Immature cell Blast
What are the rounded folds in cerebral cortex? Gyri
Inflammation of sciatic nerve Sciatica
Groups of bundled wrapped axons Fascicles
Bundles of axons in CNS Tract
Suffix sclerosis Hardening
What covers the whole nerve? Epineurium
Painful skin condition caused by herpes zoster infection in neurons Shingles
How many pairs of spinal nerves? Thirtyone
Partial or total memory loss Amnesia
Most common brain tumor from glia Glioma
Tail of the neuron Axon

Male Reproductive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Sac-like structure that contains the testes. Scrotum
Muscle that contracts in cold temperatures. Dartos Muscle
Abdominal muscles into the scrotum Cremaster Muscle
Male gonads testes
Where sperm cells develop. Seminiferous tubules
Clusters of endocrine cells in the Seminiferous tubules. Interstitial cells
Large cells that extend from the periphery to the lumen on the seminiferous tubule. Sustentacular cells
The reproductive cell. Germ cell
The formation of sperm. Spermatogenesis
Underdeveloped sperm cells. Spermatogonia
Sperm cell. Spermatocyte
Formed by the division of Secondary Spermatocytes. Spermatids
Vesicle located just anterior to the nucleus. Acrosome
Tubular network that the testis dump into. Rete Testis
Carry from the testes to the epididymis. Efferent Ductules
Where sperm mature and grow. Epididymis
Final changes in sperm cells. Capacitation
Emerges from the epididymis. Ductus Deferens
Bundle of nerves, ducts, and blood vessels connecting the testicles to the abdominal cavity. Spermatic cord
Sac-shaped gland. Seminal Vesicle
Duct that extends into the prostate gland. Ejaculatory duct
Extends from bladder to the end of the penis. Urethra
Part of the Urethra: passes through prostate gland Prostatic
Part of the Urethra: passes through the floor of the pelvis Membranous
Part of the Urethra: Extends the length of the penis and opens at its end. Spongy
Male Reproductive organ. Penis
Erectile tissue that forms the dorsal portion and sides of the penis. Corpus Cavernosa
Erectile tissue that occupies the ventral portion of the penis. Corpus Spongiosum
Forms the cap of the penis. Glans
Loose fold of skin that covers the glans penis. Prepuse
Small mucus secreting glands near the base of the prostate gland. Bulbourethral gland
Mixture of sperm and secretions from glands. Semen
Gland that surrounds the Urethra. Prostate
Sequence of events that transforms a child into a young adult. Puberty

Central Nervous System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

nerve impulse, membrane potential of an active neuron Action potential
in a neuron, the single process that extends from the axon hillock and transmits impulses away from the cell body Axon
division of the nervous system composed of the brain and spinal cord Central nervous system
branching or tree-like nerve cell process that receives input from other neurons and transmits impulses toward the cell body (or toward the axon in unipolar neurons) Dendrite
nonexciteable supporting cells of nervous tissue; formerly called neruoglia glia
difference in electrical charge between inside and outside of the plasma membrane membrane potential
lipoprotein substance in the myelin sheath around many nerve fibers that contribute to high speed conductivity of impulses myelin
bundle nerve fibers, plus surrounding connective tissue, located outside the brain and spinal cord nerve
nerve cell, including its processes (axons and dendrites) neuron
nerves connecting the brain and spinal cord to other parts of the body peripheral nervous system
impulse conduction route to and from the central nervous system; smallest portion of nervous system that can receive a stimulus and generate a response reflex arc
membrane-to-membrane junction between a neuron and another neuron, effector cell, or sensory cell; function to propagate action potential synapse
part of the brain containing the midbrain, pons, and medulla oblongata brainstem
second largest part of the human brain; plays an essential role in the production of normal movements cerebellum
plasma-like fluid that fills the subarachnoid space in the brain and spinal cord and in the cerebral ventricles cerebrospinal fluid
largest and uppermost part of the human brain that controls consciousness, memory, sensations, emotions, and voluntary movements cerebrum
“between” brain; parts of the brain between cerebral hemispheres and the mesencephalon, or midbrain diencephalon
graphic representation of voltage changes in the brain tissue used to evaluate nerve tissue function electroencephalogram
important autonomic and neuroendocrine control center located inferior to the thalamus in the brain hypothalamus
parts of the brain involved in emotions and sense of smell; plays key role in coupling sensory inputs to short- and long-term memory; consists of the hippocampus, the hypothalamus and several other structures limbic system
fluid-containing membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord meninges
located in the medulla where bits of gray and white matter mix intricately, this structure is involved in regulating input from sensory neurons, arousal, and motor control Reticular formation
mass of gray matter located in diencephalon just above the hypothalamus; helps produce sensations, associates sensations with emotions, and plays a part in the arousal mechanism thalamus
a cavity, such as the large, fluid-filled spaces within the brain or the chambers of the heart ventricle

Biology cells crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

the control center of the cell: contains DNA as chromatin nucleus
the fluid boundary surrounding all cells: made primarily of lipids plasma membrane
the rigid, protective outer barrier of some cells. in plants the cell wall is made of cellulose cell wall
the powerhouse of the cell. the site of cellular respiration. mitochondria
areas of the cell used for storage of water and waste vacuoles
the site of protein synthesis. found free in the cytoplasm as well as attached to the Rough ER. found in ALL CELLS ribosomes
the site of photosynthesis in plant cells chloroplasts
a network of membranes used for intracellular transport of molecules endoplasmic reticulum
the gel-like substance that supports the organelles within the cell cytoplasm
organelles containing digestive lysomes
a cell without a nucleus or membrane-bound organelles prokaryotic cell
a cell with a nucleus and membrane-bound organelles eukaryotic cell
two kingdoms of organisms made up of prokaryotic cells bacteria
a circular piece of DNA, separate from the main genome found in bacteria and often used in bacterial transformation plasmid
the fact that certain cells have structures that allow them to carry out their intended function cell specialization
the turning on and off of genes that allows cells to become specialized cell differentiation
a cell with many branching projections nerve cell
cells that are specialized to contract and cause movement muscle cell
cells that are specialized to carry oxygen within the body red blood cell
cells that are specialized to attack and engulf pathogens that enter the body white blood cell
male reproductive cells. they are haploid and have flagellum to allow for movement sperm cell
stem cells that have had some genes turned off, so they can become only certain types of cells within the body adult stem cells
stem cells with the complete genome, still able to become any type of cell within the body embryonic stem cells

Animal Reproduction Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Functions as a passageway for sperm and keeps bacteria/foreign material out of the uterus during pregnancy. CERVIX
Sperm is stored here until maturation. EPIDIDYMIS
Receives the egg from the ovary. INFUNDIBULUM
Produce the female sex cells called eggs. OVARY
A tube-like structure that carries the egg from the ovary to the uterus. OVIDUCT
Releases fluid that mixes with the seminal fluid and nourishes sperm. PROSTATEGLAND
Carries the testicles and regulates their temperature. SCROTUM
Produce fluid that transport and protect sperm. SEMINALVESICLES
Protects the penis when relaxed. SHEATH
Produce hormones associated with reproduction and male gametes. TESTICLES
The fertilized egg attaches to the uterine walls and develops here? UTERINEHORNS
Location where the fertilized egg develops. UTERUS
Semen is deposited into the reproductive system through here? VAGINA
Transports sperm from the epididymis to the urethra. VASDEFERENS
External opening of the reproductive and urinary systems. VULVA

5 Kingdoms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Type of plant that has fruit. Angiosperm
Type of fungus that is bread mold. Zygomycota
Plants that produce cones instead of fruit. Gymnosperm
Making food/energy from the sun. Photosynthesis
Organism that breaks own dead matter to absorb energy. Decomposer
Cell walls of fungi are made of ______. Chitin
Symmetrical in halves, can be split in two parts. Bilateral
Has spinal chord. Chordate
Domain of bacteria that live in extreme environments. Archaebacteria
Filament in a multi-cellular fungus. Hyphae
Kingdom that is in domain eukarya and include invertebrates. Animalia
Fungi use ______ to reproduce. Spores
Medication that kills bacteria. Antibiotics
Angiosperm that have one seed leaf. Monocot
Maintaining internal balance. Homeostasis
Kingdom that contains Paramecium. Protista
Invertebrate phylum that is very porous, (Ex. Sponge). Porifera
Animal-like protista, means "first animals" Protozoan
A cell that has no nucleus. Prokaryotic
Is tail-like and helps bacteria move around. Flagella

Pathology Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

What bacterial infection has acquired resistance to penicillin's and cephalosporins? MRSA
What is an abnormal forward curvature of the spine? KYPHOSIS
What is an abnormal backward curvature of the spine? LORDOSIS
What disease is associated with a decrease in bone mass that leads to an increase in bone porosity? OSTEOPOROSIS
What disease is considered an intrinsic disease of cartilage? OSTEOARTHRITIS
What central nervous system disorder accumulates excess CSF within the ventricles of the brain? HYDROCEPHALUS
What closed head injury temporarily causes brain dysfunction? CONCUSSION
What cerebrovascular disease is the 4th leading cause of death in the U.S.? STROKE
What CNS infection causes inflammation of the meninges (pia/arachnoid) and CSF? MENINGITIS
What CNS degenerative disorder is a global, irreversible deterioration of cognition (memory, attention, reasoning)? DEMENTIA
What is inflammation of the brain, caused by infection or an allergic reaction? ENCEPHALITIS
What causes abnormal smallness of the head, a congenital condition associated with incomplete brain development? MICROCEPHALY
What is a severe congenital condition in which a large part of the skull is absent along with the cerebral hemispheres of the brain? ANENCEPHALY
What gram positive bacilli bacterial infection causes botulism, tetanus, and gas gangrene? CLOSTRIDIA
What gram negative cocci bacterial infection causes Meningitis? NEISSERIA
What hormone is secreted by the pancreatic beta cells and stimulates anabolic metabolism? INSULIN
What causes a disorder of insulin secretion or action resulting in hyperglycemia? DIABETES
What classic symptom for Diabetes Mellitus has a production of abnormally large volumes of dilute urine? POLYURIA
What is an excess of glucose in the bloodstream, often associated with Diabetes Mellitus? HYPERGLYCEMIA
What cell secretes the matrix for bone formation? OSTEOBLAST

Integumentary System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The very bottom player of the epidermis that has melanocytes within it. Germinativum
The very top layer of the skin that is avascular and has no pain receptors. Epidermis
The protein that is responsible for waterproofing and protection of the skin. Keratin
The gland that helps with secretion, providing oil, lubricating hair and preventing split ends. Sebaceous
(BLANK) corpuscle is the receptor that senses pressure. Pacinian
The type of tissue found in the epidermis. Stratified squamous
The yep of tissue found in the hypodermis. Adipose
The gland found in your ear that produces ear wax in order to protect the ear drum. Ceruminous
An immune response when there is an increase in sebum that contains bacteria Acne
A pathology that comes in 3 degrees, and can damage all 3 layers of the skin depending on the severity. Burn
A pooling of blood due to poor circulation where extreme vasoconstriction results in tissue death. Bedsores
The very top layer of the epidermis where there are 25-30 layers of shedding skin. Corneum
The layer of the epidermis where cells die and are filled with keratin protien. Granulosum
The receptor that senses pain and temperature. Free nerve ending
The dermis is (BLANK) to the hypodermis. Superficial
This part of the skin explains why we have fingerprints. Papillae
(BLANK) is responsible for skin color and UV ray protection. Melanin
The (BLANK) layer is deep to the papillary layer. Reticular
There are two types of this gland, apocrine and eccrine. Sweat
A (BLANK) degree burn causes damage to all 3 skin layers and destruction of free nerve endings. Third