Type
Crossword
Description

The skeletal system ______ internal organs. Protects
Stores and releases salts of calcium and __________. phosphorus
_________ body in movements assists
Participates in ________ cell production blood
Stores triglycerides in adipose cells of _________ bone marrow yellow
Provides ________ to the human body. support
unspecialized bone cells that are able to change into other type of cells osteoprogenitor
Bone-building cells osteoblasts
Mature bone cells osteocytes
Remodel bones and cause them to release calcium osteoclasts
_______ skeleton that lies on the longitudinal axis of the human body. axial
_________ skeleton that deals with upper and lower limbs, pelvis, and pectoral. appendicular
What type of bone is your carpals? short
What type of bone is your femur? long
What type of bone is your patella? sesmoid
What type of bone is your frontal bone? flat
What type pf bone is your vertebrae? irregular
The process of bone formation ossification
All bones consists of mainly 99% of this mineral. calcium
Bone connected to shoulder joint and elbow joint. humerous
Your thigh bone femur
kneecap bone patella
The bone we call our collar bone clavicle
Triangle shaped bone behind shoulder scapula
Jaw bone mandible
Finger bones are also called ______ phalanges
bone that is on the thumb side of arm Radius
bone that is on pinky side of arm bone Ulna
bone that holds your brain cranial
________ bone is good at providing protection and support compact
________ bone is lightweight and provides tissue support spongy
Main portion of long bone Diaphysis
both ends of bone at the joints. (proximal and distal) epiphyses
region between diaphysis and epiphyses metaphyses
thin layer that covers both epiphyses articular cartilage
connective tissues surrounding the diaphysis periosteum
hollow space within diaphysis. Houses yellow bone marrow medullary cavity
thin membrane lining the medullary cavity endosteum

Skeletal System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Covers end of long bones Articular Cartilage
Top end of the bone Proximal Epiphysis
Bottom end of bone Distal Epiphysis
Shaft; Composed of compact bine Diaphysis
Cavity of the shaft Medullary Cavity
Dense smooth outer layer Compact bone
Honey comb ; containg red marrow Spongy bone
When cartilage hardens after growth Epiphyseal line
Band of cartilage between epiphysis and diaphysis epiphyseal plate
Covers diaphysis; fibrous connective tissue membrane Periosteum
In spongy bone red marrow
in medullary cavity Yellow Marrow
concentric circles that surround the haversian canals lamellae
open spaces with in the lamellae that contain osteocytes lacuna
Mature bone cells osteocytes
bone - destroying cells osteoclast
bone forming cells osteoblast
functional unit of compact bone osteon
opening in centerr of osteon central canal
canal perpindicular to central canal perforating canal

Skeletal System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a dense layer of tissue enveloping bones except at the surface of joints is known as what? Periosteum
Bone Remodeling is also known as ___________ Ossification
a viscous non-newtonian fluid found in synovial joints is known as what? Synovial Fluid
How many bones are in the body? two hundred and six
ligaments connects two ____ Bones
where is the Humerus located? The Forearm
the Vertebrae is a part of what structure in the body? The Spine
The Skull, the Sternum, and Shoulder blades are known as what type of Bone? Flat
What do short bones provide? support
Red Marrow is also known as ___________ Myeloid Tissue
The Hip and the SHoulders are known as what type of joint? Ball and Socket
The Clavicle is a Fancy name for what bone? Collarbone
Phalanges are what? Fingers

Bones and Muscles Word Scramble

Type
Word Scramble
Description

skeletal system
skeletal divisions
axial skeleton
appendicular skeleton
hyoid
spine
shoulders
hips
cranium
facial bones
occipital
parietal
temporal
sphenoid
ethmoid
frontal
maxilla
mandible
sinuses
u shaped
ear bones
mallus
incus
stapes
spinal column
cervical (neck)
thoracic (chest)
lumbar (lower back)
sacral (near the hips)
atlas
axis
ribs
coccyx
curvature of spine
bones of the chest
sternum
true ribs
false ribs
floating ribs
pectoral girdle
pelvic girdle
appendages
arm bones
humerus
radius
ulna
metacarpals
phalanges
fingers
femur
tibia
fibula
patella
ankle
tarsal
salus
calcaneus
metatarsals
long
short
flat
irregular
epiphysis
diaphysis
periosteum
marrow
compact bone
spongy bone
porous
red marrow
medullary cavity
yellow marrow
hydroxyapetite
calcium
phosphorus
collagen fibres
osteoclasts
osteoblasts
wolff's law
stress
ossification
growth plate
fracture
transverse fracture
greenstick fracture
spiral fracture
comminuted fracture
simple
compound
repair a break
tissues

Skeletal System Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The joint in the elbow or the knee. HINGE
Attach muscles to bones TENDONS
Supports and gives your body its shape SKELETON
Has a ball and socket joint SHOULDER
These products are a good source of calcium. DAIRY
Protects the brain CRANIUM
Helps to make bones hard CALCIUM
Muscles move the body only by this action PULLING
Food in the hollow middle of bones MARROW
Where most blood cells are made BONE
Protects the spinal cord BACKBONE
A protective, cushioning material CARTILAGE

Skeleton in YOUR Body Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Another name for osteitis deformans. PagetsDisease
Inflammatory arthritis rheumatoid
Arthritis in big toe. gout
Broken bone. fracture
Bone loss disease. osteoporosis
Curved spine. scoliosis
Skeleton system ______ organs. protects
Bones store this mineral. calcium
Bones in spine. vertebrae
Largest leg bone. femur
Bigger bone in lower leg. tibia
Smaller bone in lower leg. fibula
Largest arm bone. humerus
Bigger bone in lower arm. radius
Smaller bone in lower arm. ulna
Collar bone. clavicle
Shoulder blade. scapula
Jaw bone. mandible
Skull. cranium
Breastbone. sternum
Bones that protect heart and lungs. ribs
Hip bones. pelvis
Tailbone. coccyx
Knee cap. patella
Bones in fingers and toes. phalanges
Bones in wrist. carpals
Bones in ankles. tarsals
Bones in hands. metacarpals
Bones in foot. metatarsals
Total number of ribs. twentyfour
How many pairs of ribs? twelve
Baby's soft spot. fontanelle
Joining of skull bones. suture
Lubricates joints. synovial fluid
Abbreviation for Amylotrophic Sclerosis ALS
Congenital deformity of foot. clubfoot
Bone cavity. sinus
Type of connective tissue. bone
Knee surgery with a scope. arthroscopy
Inner part of bones. marrow
Picture of a bone. xray
Floating bone. sesamoid
Dense connective tissue. cartilage
Bone growth. ossification
Brittle bone disease. osteogenesis imperfecta
Bone tumor. myeloma
Disease with bowed legs. rickets
Curve of the upper spine. kyphosis
Vitamin that helps with calcium absorption. D
How many bones in the skull? twentyeight
All the bones in the body. skeleton

Skeletal System Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The most abundant cartilage type in the body; provides firm support with some pliability hyaline
Skeleton that includes the bones of the skull, vertebral column, and rib cage Axial
Internal layer of skeletal bone Spongy bone
Large cells that resorb or break down bone matrix Osteoclast
Glistening white, double layered membrane that covers the external surface of bone Periosteum
a break in a bone Fracture
Fibrous membrane at angles of cranial bones that accomadate brain growth in the fetus and infant Fontanel
Freely movable joint exhibiting a joint cavity Synovial
Inflammation of the joints Arthritis
Hematopoietic tissue Red marrow
Type of joint where rounded end of one bone protrudes into a sleeve or ring composed of another bone Pivot
Band of regular fibrous tissue that connects bone to bone ligament
Type of cartilage with abundant elastic fibers Elastic
Skeleton consisting of the bones of the upper and lower limbs, and the girdles Appendicular
The elongated shaft of a long bone Diaphysis
Bone forming cell Osteoblast
Runs through the core of osteons Central canal
Osteomalacia in children Rickets
Bone joined without joint cavity Fibrous joint
Flattened fibrous sacs lined with synovial membrane Bursae
A chronic inflammatory disorder of joints Rheumatoid Arthritis
Type of joint where articular surfaces are essentially flat Plane
Type of joint wher the oval articular surface of one bone fits into a complementary depression of another Condyloid
Most compressable type of cartilage Fibrocartilage
External layer of bone Compact bone
Bone ends Epiphyses
Mature bone cell Osteocyte
process involving bone formation and destruction in response to hormonal and mechanical factors bone remodeling
Increased softening of the bone osteoporosis
type of joints where the articulating bones are united by cartilage Cartilaginous
an elongated bursa the wraps around a tendon subjected to friction Tendon Sheath
Urate crystals in the soft tissues of joints Gout
type of joint where a cylindrical projection of one bone fits into a trough shaped surface on another hinge
Type of joint that resemble condyloid joints but allow greater movement saddle
type of joint wher the spherical or hemispherical head o fone bone articulates with the cuplike socket of another Ball and Socket

Skeletal System Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle 1

Type
Crossword
Description

covers the surfaces of bones where they come together to form joints Articular Cartilage
the end of the bone located nearest to the midline of the body Proximal Epiphysis
end of the bone located farthest away from the midline Distal Epiphysis
shaft of a long bone Diaphysis
cavity within the shaft of the long bones filled with bone marrow Medullary Cavity
Hard, dense bone tissue that is beneath the outer membrane of a bone Compact Bone
Layer of bone tissue having many small spaces and found just inside the layer of compact bone. Spongy Bone
remnant of the epiphyseal plate, seen in adult bones Epiphyseal Line
A dense fibrous membrane covering the surface of bones (except at their extremities) and serving as an attachment for tendons and muscles. Periosteum
produces red blood cells Red Marrow
soft, fatty material found in the medullary cavity of long bones; stores fat Yellow Marrow
Concentric rings made up of groups of hollow tubes of bone matrix Lamellae
small cavities in bone that contain osteocytes Lacuna
mature bone cell Osteocyte
Bone-destroying cells Osteoclast
bone-forming cell Osteoblast
structural unit of compact bone Osteon
A tiny channel found within the spinal cord and inferior medulla oblongata Central Canal
canal perpendicular to the central canal, carries blood vessels and nerves Perforating Canal
growth plate Epiphyseal Plate

Skeletal/Muscular System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the inner framework made up of all the bones of the body Skeleton
a soft tissue inside the bone that produces blood cells bone marrow
specialized connective tissue composed of osteocytes forming the skeleton bone
strong connective tissue that supports the body and is softer and more flexible than bone cartilage
place where two or more bones meet joint
A group of genetic diseases. They're caused by defective genes that are passed from parent to child. Muscular Dystrophy
Very common congenital disorder that affects the posture, balance and motor functions. Physical tasks become difficult because of this disorder. Cerebral Palsy
Shoulder muscles help in rotating the shoulder as well as move the hand in front and back. Structural strength for this joint is due to tendons of these muscles. Rotator Cuff Tear
It's degenerative and inflammatory in nature. It affects systemic connective tissue causing weakness and muscle atrophy. Polymyositis
It's a common disease of the bones. Approximately 10 million Americans have the disease, with at least three times more Americans at risk of developing it. Osteoporosis

Skeletal System Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

protects you brain skull
helps fingers move knuckle
jointed together by leg and thigh knee
couldn't move without this system muscular
another name for knee cap patella
amount of bones in a body twohundredsix
bone in thigh femur
the overall system Skeletal
made of 33 bones in your back spinalcolumn
the name for jointed areas suture
bones that surround and protect your heart and lungs ribcage
bone in the forearm that extends from elbow to wrist radius
ball and (fill in the blank) socket
another name for a breastbone sternum
another system that the marrow inside your bones helps produce cells in your blood Circulatory

Skeletal and Muscular Systems Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Joint found in the shoulder and hip ball and socket
type of muscle that is voluntary and striated skeletal
occurs when a bone is forced out of its joint dislocation
only type of tissue that is able to contract muscle
flexible connective tissue that makes up our nose and ears cartilage
connects bone to bone ligament
type of joint found in the knee and elbow hinge
place where bones come together joint
connects bone to muscle tendon
muscle tissue found in the heart cardiac
type of muscle that is involuntary; controls breathing, bp, and digestion smooth
occurs when ligaments or tendons are pulled beyond their normal range sprain
helps make red and white blood cells marrow
front of the arm muscles biceps
back of the arm muscles triceps
protects the lungs and other vital organs ribs