Type
Crossword
Description

Where does mechanical digestion take place? mouth
What helps with chemical digestion? Saliva
Which organ produces bile? Liver
What is a synonym for the gullet? Oesophagus
The duodenum is followed by the...? Ileum
What does bile do to lipids? Emulsify
What is the name of biological catalysts? enzymes
Which organ produces biological catalysts? pancreas
Fill the gap: a catalyst ... up the rate of reaction speeds
Biological catalysts are not living things, they are special proteins
Fill the gap: biological catalysts help break down large insoluble molecules into small ... ones soluble
What is the process of expelling undigested food known as? defecation
Digested food is absorbed by the duodenum into the...? bloodstream
What do we gain after absorbing food molecules into the bloodstream? nutrients
Which organ contains HCl? Stomach

The Digestive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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 Digestive System Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

parotid
sublingual
sigmoid
vitamins
villi
tongue
teeth
taste
swallow
sour
sweet
bitter
salty
salivary glands
saliva
rectum
pharynx
pancreas
mouth
mastication
lubrication
liver
large intestine
jejunum
intestines
ileum
hard palate
grinding
glands
gallbladder
food
feces
esophagus
enzymes
duodenum
digestive
descending colon
colon
chew
cecum
bolus
bile
ascending colon
anus
alimentary canal
acid
absorption

Digestive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

one "true" stomach monogastric
stomach with four compartment cavity ruminant
tube-like passage from mouth to stomach esophagus
when the food is forced back up the esophagus to be chewed again rumination
two blind pouches attached to the small intestine of poultry caeca
grain and protein supplements concentrates
taking digested food into the blood stream absorption
the process of breaking food down into simple substances to be absorbed by the body digestion
receives feed and adds chemicals that help with digestion stomach
organic catalysts that speed up the digestive process enzymes
where undigested material is disposed from anus
undigested material feces
contains enzymes needed for breaking down food saliva
located along upper part of small intestine pancreas
valve at the end of the esophagus cardia
larger in diameter, shorter in length large intestine
smaller in diameter, longer in length small intestine
animals that have simple, one-compartment stomachs nonruminants
grinds and squeezed feed/removes some liquid omasum
where bile is found liver

Digestive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Digestion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A biological catalyst Enzyme
Pipe from mouth to stomach oesophagus
Breaks down starch amylase
Test for starch with this element iodine
Chewing is an example of what type of digestion? physical
A test for glucose Benedicts
These enzymes break down proteins protease
The name given to muscle contractions that force food through the digestive system peristalsis
These increase the surface area in the small intestine villi
Enzymes are responsible for this type of digestion chemical
Enzymes that digest fat lipase
This part of the intestine is no longer used in humans appendix
If amino acids are the monomers, what is the polymer? protein
What is absorbed in the large intestine? Water
This substance is made by the liver and helps dissolve fat bile
Faeces is stored here before egestion via the anus rectum

Digestive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Human Digestive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

The Human Digestive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The organ responsible for producing bile Liver
The glands found in the mouth salivary glands
The stomach produces this acid Hydrochloric Acid
The long tube connecting the mouth to the stomach oesophagus
Faeces is temporarily stored here Rectum
__________________________ break down food in the stomach enzymes
From the stomach food goes into the ___________________________ small intestine
Bacteria break down food here _____________________ Large intestine
Temporarily stores bile gall bladder
Produces powerful digestive juices pancreas
A ring of muscles at the end of the digestive system anus

Digestive system Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the first part of the digestive system Mouth
Where are enzymes found Saliva
What is the process called for breaking down food into smaller pieces Chewing
Food is swallowed and travels into a tube called .... Oesophagus
What enters at the start of the digestive system Food
What are the rythmic muscle movements called to force food into the stomach Peristalsis
Where does the food go after the peristalsis process Stomach
Food is churned around in a .... Bath in the stomach Acid
Partly digested food then enters the .......... Small intestine
Where is the bile produced Liver
A small, sac like organ, stores and release bile into the small intestine Gall bladder
Enzymes from the .... Help break down carbohydrates Pancreas
After the smaller intestine the food enters the ...... Large intestine
What along with ions, minerals, vitamins is the the large intestine Water
Ions, minerals, vitamins and small organic molecules are ..... In the large intestine Absorbed
What is the lower part of the large intestine called Rectum
Where does the faeces exit the body Anus
A small sac close to the large intestine Appendix
What opens to let food in, then shut to stop food Shpincter
What creates a layer of lining on the stomach Mucus
What contains chemicals that start digestion of protein-found food Digestive juices
What is it called when the walls of the stomach contract and relax Mechanical digestion
What kills bacteria that could have entered with the food Hydrochloric acid
What is the inside of the small intestine covered in Villi

The Human Body Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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