Type
Crossword
Description

More than ______ autoimmune diseases have been identified onehundred
Immune system mistakenly attacks healthy cells autoimmune disease
Hallmark sign of any autoimmune disease inflammation
Autoimmune diseases are more prevalent in the _________ population. Female
Name the autoimmune disease that makes the body intolerant to gluten. Celiac
Name the autoimmune disease that causes the deterioration of the membrane lining the joints rheumatoid arthritis
Crohn's disease and UC affect what part of the body? bowel
Name the autoimmune disease that manifests as chronic inflammation Lupus
Name the autoimmune disease that attacks the beta cells of the pancreas diabetes mellitus type one
Name the autoimmune disease that affects the sheath covering the nerve fibers muscular sclerosis

Disorders and Diseases of the Digestive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The surgical removal of the gallbladder cholecystectomy
A condition characterized by difficulty in defecating constipation
A chronic, inflammatory bowel disease that usually affects the small intestine or colon crohns disease
The occurrence of frequent, watery bowel movements diarrhea
Solid crystals that form from substances in the bile of the gallbladder gallstones
An inflammation of the stomach or intestine that produces some combination of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain gastroenteritis
The movement of chyme from the stomach into the lower esophagus gastroesophageal reflux
An abbreviation for the chronic inflammation of the esophagus caused by the upward flow of gastric juice (caused by gastroesophageal reflux) GERD
A disease characterized by inflammation of and damage to the liver hepatitis
A condition in which the wall of the small and/or large intestine becomes chronically inflamed inflammatory bowel disease
Inflammation of the pancreas pancreatitis
A disease that affects the supporting structure of the teeth and the gums periodontal disease
A break in the lining of the stomach, duodenum, or lower esophagus ulcer
An inflammatory bowel disease that usually affects the colon and the mucosal layer of the intestinal wall ulcerative colitis

The Immune System Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Rheumatid Arthritis
Lupus
Allergies
Interferon
Killer T cells
Pathogen
Helper T Cell
Fever
Autoimmune Disease
Antihistamine
Immune Response
Inflammatory Response
Antibiotic
Vaccine
Macrophage
T-Cell
B-Cell
Bone Marrow
Thymus Gland
Leukocyte
Lymphocyte
Antibody
Antigen
Immunology

Specialty Disease States Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Affects many joints, including those in the hands and feet. Rheumatoid Arthritis
A condition in which skin cells build up and form scales and Psoriasis
A form of arthritic that affects some people who have the skin conditions psoriasis. Psoriatic Arthritis
A chronic, inflammatory bowel disease that causes inflammation in the digestive tract. Crohn’s Disease
A chronic skin condition featuring lumps in places such as the armpits or groin. Hidradenitis Suppurativa
An inflammatory arthritis affecting the spine and large joints. Ankylosing Spondylitis
A inflammatory disease caused when the immune system attacks its own tissue. Lupus
A disease in which the immune system eats away at the protective covering of nerves. Multiple Sclerosis
Infection caused by virus that attacks the liver and leads to inflammation. Hepatitis C
A itchy inflammation of the skin. Atopic Dermatitis
Inflammation of the blood vessels, called arteries, in and around the scalp. Giant Cell Arteritis
Affects many joints, including those in the hands and feet-affecting children under age 17. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
A chronic, inflammatory bowel disease that causes inflammation in the digestive tract. Ulcerative Colitis
An inflammation of the middle layer of the eye. Uveitis
The study and treatment of tumors. Oncology
Interferes with the body’s ability to fight infections. HIV

Musculoskeletal Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

caused by disruption of blood vessels with blood dispersing through the tissues Ecchymosis
a protective mechanism to prevent further injury Muscle spasms
oxygen and food can diffuse through this gel Cartilage
reservoir for calcium, phosphorus, magnesium Bone
bone building cells osteoblast
live in mature bone and maintains extracellular matrix Osteocytes
breaks down extracellular matrix, bone chewing Osteoclast-
hormone that maintains serum calcium levels and prevents excessive serum phosphate parathyroid
needed to absorb calcium vitamin D
released by thyroids when blood calcium is too high, inhibiting release from bone Calcitonin
contains synathroses, diathroses, synovial membrane, menisci joints
connects muscles to bone tendons
connects bones to bones Ligaments-
complete tear separation of tendon or ligament from its bony attachment avulsion
compromised circulation with increased pressure resulting in nerve and muscle death compartment syndrome
bone infection form parasites or bacteria Osteomyelitis
lateral curvature of the spine scoliosis
metabolic bone disorder where rate of bone resorption accelerates as bone formation slows- loss of bone mass osteoporosis
- metabolic disease with delayed or inadequate mineralization of osteoid in mature or compact bone (Rickets in children) osteomalacia
chronic systemic inflammatory autoimmune disease causing inflammation of connective tissue, especially symmetrical joints Rheumatoid arthritis
chronic disease of connective tissue that may involve organs with a clinical sign of butterfly rash Systemic Lupus Erythematous
is NOT a diagnosis but a description of decreased bone density inconsistent with age, race, genetics osteopenia

Multiple Sclerosis, Lupus, Scleroderma Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

M.S., Lupus, and Scleroderma are all _____________ diseases Autoimmune
What is a common symptom of autoimmune diseases? Inflammation
_____________ is a disease of the CNS Multiple Sclerosis
____________ is common among patients with Lupus Osteoporosis
A ___________ rash is a common design in Lupus Butterfly
In Scleroderma, the immune system causes the body to make excess ___________ Collagen
A major symptom of Scleroderma is ____________ skin Hardened
An ongoing illness that requires continuous treatment to manage Chronic
Multiple Sclerosis affects the ____________ nervous system Central
It is important for M.S., Lupus, and Scleroderma patients to maintain ____________ as part of their care plan Movement
Scleroderma can cause _______ on fingertips Ulcers
There is currently no _________ for these 3 diseases Cure

The Immune System CH 28 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What structures are foreign substances that invade the body Antigens
An autoimmune disorder in which the myelin sheath of nerves is attacked is Multiple sclerosis
Immunity conferred to a breastfeeding infant by his mother is Passive Immunity
An autoimmune viral disease that is believed to be the cause of infectious mononucleosis is Epstein-Barr virus
Which immune system organ is found in the pharynx Tonsils
Which of the following is the usual treatment for systemic lupus erytematosus steroidal medications
These cells seek out and destroy harmful organisms Leukocytes
The introduction of immunity by infection or with a vaccine is called active immunity
A hypersensitivity to a normally harmless substance is called an Allergy
A substance capable of causing an allergic reaction is called allergen
An extreme, often life-threatening, response to an antigen is called Anaphylaxis
This gland is located posterior to the sternum, in the anterior mediastinum Thymus gland
This system consists of tissues, organs, and physiology processes that identify abnormal cells and foreign substances immune system
This organ is located in the upper left quadrant of the abdomen spleen
Genes that control cell growth oncogenes

Lymphatic System Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

engulf and destroy bacteria, viruses and other foreign substances macrophages
type of WBC that are located in lymph nodes lymphocytes
2nd Line of Defense nonspecific
found in the walls of small intestines, destroy bacteria peyers patches
highly specific resistance to a disease immunity
anything that can cause a disease pathogen
inflammatory chemical released during an allergic reaction histamine
any substance capable of exciting the immune system antigen
type of immunity acquired when you get a vaccine or a pathogen Active
type of immunity acquired when you get antibodies passive
when tissues are transplanted from a different animal species xenograft
when immune system attacks own body autoimmune
disease in which myelin sheaths of the brain and spinal cord multiple sclerosis
caused by the blockage of lymph vessels by filarial worms elephantiasis
small masses of lymphatic tissue that ring the pharynx tonsils
1st Line of Defense Skin
type of acquired immunity that humans control artificial
abnormal vigorous immune response allergy

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

Multiple Sclerosis Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Part of the nerve that the body starts attacking when conducting MS. MYELIN
The body system that is affected by MS. NERVOUS
MS treatment is _________. INCURABLE
A symptom experienced by 90% of people with MS. FATIGUE
A disease in which the body's immune system attacks healthy cells. AUTOIMMUNE
Word meaning lesions SCLEROSIS
Who is more affected by MS? WOMEN
Type of steroids used to help reduce pain from MS. CORTICOSTEROIDS
Means that many places in the nervous system are affected. MULTIPLE
Cells that attack the neuron. LYMPHOCYTES

Rheumatoid Arthritis Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Safety measures to prevent _. Falls
_ disease persistent
_ disease progressive
What is affected throughout the body? Connective tissue
RA usually starts in the _. smaller joints
RA eventually moves onto the _. larger joints
Maintain a balance in _. Rest and sleep
_ in the joints will cause disformities. Scar tissue
In time, the _ in the body also become affected. organs
An autoimmune in which the joints may actually become dis formed due to _. inflammation
More common in _. women
The immune system does not recognize the connective tissue as "_" and attacks and destroys it. normal
Severe inflammation causes very painful and _. swollen joints
Usually worse in the morning. Pain
Usually worse in the morning. Stiffness