Type
Crossword
Description

There are _______ stages of colon cancer. Five
Do patients get charged for Cologuard as soon as the kit is delivered to their home? No
The colon and rectum make up the __________ intestine. Large
_______ detection saves lives. Early
___________ is a symptom of colorectal cancer. rectalbleeding
Cologuard detects ________ biomarkers. Eleven
Most of the large intestine is made up of ________, a muscular tube about 5 feet long. Colon
The parts of the colon are named by which way the _____ is traveling through them. Food
Most colorectal cancers start as a growth on the inner lining of the colon or rectum. These growths are called ________. Polyps
The stage of colorectal cancer depends on how deeply it grows into the ______ and if it has spread outside the colon or rectal. Wall
CRC is the most preventable yet the _________ prevented form of cancer. Least

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Definition: relating to or affecting the colon and the rectum. Colorectal
This starts when cells in the body begin to grow out of control. Cells in nearly any part of the body can become this, and can spread to other areas of the body. Cancer
Definition: Concern about and well-informed interest in a particular situation or development Awareness
These polyps sometimes change into cancer Adenomatous
These polyps are more common, but in general they are not pre-cancerous. Hyperplastic
This is another pre-cancerous condition, is an area in a polyp or in the lining of the colon or rectum where the cells look abnormal (but not like true cancer cells). Dysplasia
The first section is called the ________ colon; it begins with a pouch called the cecum, where undigested food is received from the small intestine, and extends upward on the right side of the abdomen. ascending
The second section is called the ___________ colon because it travels across the body from the right to the left side. transverse
The third section is called the ___________ colon because it travels down on the left side. descending
The fourth section is called the ________ colon because of its “S” shape; the ___________ colon joins the rectum, which connects to the anus. sigmoid
____________________ make up more than 95% of colorectal cancers. These cancers start in cells that make mucus to lubricate the inside of the colon and rectum. Adenocarcinomas

Colon Awareness Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Large bowel, 5-6 feet long colon
Last 8-10 inches of the colon rectum
External opening of the rectum anus
Increase frequency of bowel movements and/or increase in the looseness of stool diarrhea
Difficulty in emptying the bowels, asociated with hardened feces constipation
A polyp is a small ________ typically benign growth
Primary _______factors for colon cancer: > age 50, family history, > 10 polyps, chronic inflammatory disease risk
________ occult blood test is a screen for early colon cancer fecal
Early _______________ for colorectal cancer increases the chance of cure screening
____________ cancer is the second leading cause of death that is cancer related colorectal
Change in bowel habits, blood in the stool, tiredness, unintentional weight loss symptoms
___________________ risk factors: smoking, drinking alcohol, no exercise, low consumption of fruits and vegetables controllable
exam that looks at the inner lining of your large intestine (rectum and colon) colonoscopy

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

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

Digestive System Word Scramble

Type
Word Scramble
Description

gallbladder
stomach
enzymes
large intestine
small intestine
colon
mouth
esophagus
liver
pancreas
appendix
rectum
anus
digest
food
homeostasis
bile
chrons
celiac
cancer

Colon and Rectal Cancer Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

ABNORMAL STOOLS
ANEMIA
BOWELS
CHEMOTHERAPY
COLORECTAL
COLOSTOMY
DIAGNOSIS
DIGESTIVE TRACT
DRE
EPITHELIAL
FAMILY POLYPOSIS
INOPERABLE
MALIGNANT
MICROBIAL
POLYPS
RECTUM
SIGMOIDCOLON
TUMOR

ENDOSCOPY Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

SHORT FOR ESOPHAGOGASTRODUODENOSCOPY EGD
ABBREVIATION FOR PROTON PUMP INHIBITOR PPI
IT'S NEXT TO THE JEJUNUM DUODENUM
WHAT IS A PAINFUL PROTRUSION FROM THE ANUS HEMMORHOID
WHAT IS THE RECOMMENDED AGE TO START COLONOSCOPY SCREENING? FIFTY
WHAT IS A NON-CANCEROUS GROWTH ON THE INNER WALL OF THE COLON OR RECTUM? POLYP
WHAT IS ONE OF THE POSSIBLE SIGNS OF COLON CANCER RECTALBLEEDING
WHAT IS TISSUE REMOVED DURING A COLONOSCOPY CALLED BIOPSY
WHAT IS A WEAKENING OR POCKET IN THE COLON CALLED DIVERTICULOSIS
NAME A BACTERIA FOUND IN THE GUT HPYLORI
ROPE-LIKE VEINS FOUND IN THE ESOPHAGUS VARICIES
RED AND INFLAMED AREAS OF STOMACH LINING GASTRITIS
WHAT IS THE ENDOSCOPIC EXAMINATION OF THE COLON FROM THE RECTUM TO THE ILEOCECAL VALVE COLONOSCOPY
WHAT TYPE OF CANCER IS THE THIRD MOST COMMON CAUSE OF CANCER DEATHS COLON
WHICH EMPLOYEE IN ENDOSCOPY IS RETIRING NOVEMBER 30TH SHEILA
HOW MANY POSITIONS ARE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE IN ENDOSCOPY TWO
WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE FULL TIME ENDO DEPT REGISTRAR ANN
WHO IS ENDOSCOPY DEPT'S NEWEST EMPLOYEE MOLLY
WHICH ENDOSCOPY EMPLOYEE IS ON AN AIDET POSTER JENNIFER
WHICH ENDOSCOPY EMPLOYEE MOVED HERE FROM FLORIDA PAT
WHICH ENDOSCOPY EMPLOYEE HAS BEEN HERE 32YRS BECKY

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

Digestive system Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Small Intestine
Stomach
Anus
Appendix
Colon
Diaphragm
Gall Bladder
large intestine
Liver
Pancreas
Rectum
Salivary Glands

Livestock Digestive Systems Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This ruminant stomach compartment collects hardware. reticulum
Chewing is an example of ______________ digestion. mechanical
Pigs and dogs are examples of ______________ animals meaning they have one stomach and one stomach compartment. monogastric
A ruminant animal has ________ stomach compartments. four
The duodenum, jejunum, and ileum and parts of the ____________________. small intestine
The "true stomach" of the ruminant animal is _______________. abomasum
Digestion of grain in a young calf produces ____________ acid, a VFA. butyric
The _________ allows milk to bypass the rumen and go directly to the abomasum. esophageal groove
The process of crushing and grinding food with the teeth is known as ___________. mastication
Eructation by a ruminant animal removes gas from the stomach preventing this digestive problem: _________. bloat
Sheep, goats and ______________ are examples of ruminants. cattle
The function of ____________ , a portion of the large intestine, is primarily to absorb water. colon
The ________________________ moves food from the mouth to the stomach. esophagus