Type
Crossword
Description

a term for loose connective tissue, its main role is to store energy in the form of fat. Adipose
Firm, whitish, flexible connective tissue found in various forms in the larynx and respiratory tract in structures. Cartilage
A condition in which a muscle has lost its strength. Atonia
a painful condition that affects the joints. Bursae are fluid-filled sacs that act as a cushion between bones, joints, and muscles. Bursitis
The surface layer of the skin. Epidermis
A contagious bacterial skin infection forming pustules and yellow crusty sores. Impetigo
A deep cut or tear in skin or flesh. Laceration
A short band of tough, flexible fibrous connective tissue which connects two bones or cartilages or hold together a joint. Ligament
Inflammation and degeneration of muscle tissue. Myositis
A birthmark or a mole on the skin, especially a birthmark in the form of a raised red patch. Nevus
The formation of bones. Osteogenesis
Severe itching of the skin, as a symptom of various ailments. Pruritus
A force tending to pull or stretch something to an extreme or damaging degree. Strain
Inflammation of a tendon. Tendonitis
The narrow passage forming the lower end of the uterus. Cervix
A threadlike structure of nucleic acids and protein found in the nucleus of most living cells, carrying genetic information in the form of genes. Chromosome
Relating to or denoting glands which secrete hormones or other products directly into the blood. Endocrine
A mature haploid male or female germ cell which is able to unit with another of the opposite sex in sexual reproduction to form a zygote. Gamete
The process of carrying or being carried in the womb between conception or birth. Gestation
An organ that develops in your uterus during pregnancy. Placenta

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

Animal Tissue Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Connective tissue that is found at joints, joining bone to bone Ligaments
Connective tissue involved in the bodies immune response White blood cells
Connective tissue that stores energy in the form of Fat Adipose
Muscle tissue that is involuntary, slightly striated and lines the walls of the heart cardiac
Epithelium that has a large surface area,is permeable and protects the underlying tissue from damage squamous
Muscle tissue that allows the movement of bones Skeletal
___________ fibre is found in connective tissue, allows the issue to be strong and flexible Collagen
Connective tissue that protects internal organs,supports the body and is attached to muscles. Bone
This type of Epithelium is responsible for absorption of digested substances, support other cell types Columnar
Secretory cells found in some epithelia goblet
Connective tissue that transports Gases to and from cells RedBloodCell
Connective tissue that binds muscles to bones Tendon
Connective tissue that forms a continuous layer under the skin Areolar
Type of neurons that bring about movement of an effector muscle Motor
Muscle tissue that moves at will is ____________ voluntary
Tissue that is involved in blood clotting Platelets
Provides support for the nose ears and joints cartilage
Red Pigment that binds with oxygen, aids in transport of oxygen haemoglobin
Tissue that carries electrical impulses from one part of the body to another Nerve
___________ columnar epithelium has hair like structures. cilliated

muscular/skeletal crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

flexible but inelastic cord of strong fibrous tissue attaching a muscle to bone tendon
fibrous connective tissue that connects two bones or cartilages or holds together a joint ligament
the location at which bones connect joints
connective tissue found in many areas of the body between bones cartilage
fibrous tissue that has gthe ability to contract producing movement in or maintaining the position of parts of the body muscle
tissue that connects,supports,binds, or separates other tissues or organs. connective tissue
relating to the part of the stomach nearest the esophagus cardiac
relating to or functioning as a skeleton skeletal
occuring in the gut and other internal oorgans and not uder voluntary control smooth muscle
inner of the two bones between the knee and the ankle, parallel with the fibula tibia
external framework of bone, cartilage, or rigid material supporting the body of an animal or plant skeleton
can be found where the hummerous meets the ulna hinge
type of synovial joint pivot
the bone of the uppper arm or forelimb humerus
the ball shaped surface of one rounded bone fits into the cup like depression of another bone ball and socket
the type of muscle that we can control voluntary
the type of muscle that we don't control involuntary
the brain is referred to this gray
the part of the brain that controls the body balance and movement cerebrum
the flap of tissue that seals your windpipe epoglittis

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

Tissues Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

type of epithelia that is found in the urinary bladder transitional
tissue that receives and conducts electrochemical impulses nervous
type of connective tissue where cells are surrounded by a very hard matrix that contains calcium salts bone
type of cartilage that is found in the larynx, ribs, and ends of bones hyaline
type of connective tissue that is soft and pliable and underlies the skin areolar
type of tissue that is specialized to contract to produce movement muscle
type of connective tissue that is less hard and more flexible than bone cartilage
type of muscle contraction produced by smooth muscle that allows material to move along a tube in one direction peristalsis
structure that the lower surface of epithelial cells rests upon basement membrane
epithelia that lines most of the respiratory tract pseudostratified
type of connective tissue that forms the framework of filter organs like the spleen and lymph nodes reticular
voluntary mucscle tissue skeletal
type of connective tissue that consists of a non living plasma, red cells, white cells, and platelets blood
cells of connective tissue "live" in a cavity called ___. lacuna
type of connective tissue that makes up tendons and ligaments densefibrous
dark and light areas called ___ can be seen in skeletal muscle striations
flat epithelia that is in multiple layers stratifiedsquamous
type of cell found within columnar epithelia secretes mucus goblet
involuntary muscle tissue found in the heart cardiac
tissue type that lines organs and is responsible for protection, secretion, absorption, and filtration epithelia
nonliving substance found outside connective tissue cells and is made of structureless ground substance and fibers extracellularmatrix
type of connective tissue that insulates the body from temperature changes and protects from mechanical damage adipose
type of connective tissue that surrounds and protects the soft organs bone
columnar epithelia that appears to be in multiple layers but is not pseudostratified
epithelia that is found in the esophagus, mouth, and outer portion of the skin stratifiedsquamous
type of gap junction found in cardiac muscle that allows quick communication between heart cells intercalateddisc

Sports Medicine Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

close to the midline Medial
stretching or tearing of a muscle or tendon Strain
a bruise Contusion
swelling in a joint effusion
complete separation of two ends of a joint dislocation
where two bones meet joint
stretching or tearing of a ligament sprain
away from the midline lateral
in front of anterior
lying face down prone
swelling in the tissue edema
break in a bone fracture
a sudden injury acute
overuse injury chronic
structure that connects muscle to bone tendon
a scrape abrasion
rest, ice, compression, elevation RICE
fluid filled sac bursa
a structure that connects bone to bone ligament
a symptom of redness, and swelling inflammation
knee cap patella
thigh bone femur
arm bone humerus
number of muscles that make up the quadriceps four
your favorite teacher coach hubb

Muscles and Bones Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A smooth, slippery, thick layer of tissue that covers the ends of bones. Cartilage
The place where two or more bones come together. Joint
A tough band of tissue that holds bones together at the joint. Ligament
A tough, tight-fitting membrane on the surface of a living bone Periosteum
The framework of bones in the body. Skeletal System
Muscle found only in the heart. Cardiac Muscle
A muscle, such as the heart muscle, that cannot be consciously controlled. Involuntary Muscle
An organ that can relax, contract, and provide the force to move your body parts. Muscle
A muscle that moves the body. Skeletal Muscle
The muscle found in the intestines, bladder, blood vessels, and other internal organs. Smooth Muscle
Thick bands of tissue that attach muscles to bones. Tendons
A muscle, such as a leg or arm muscle, that can be consciously controlled. Voluntary Muscle
The layer of cells directly below the epidermis, which contains blood vessels, nerves, muscles, oil and sweat glands. Dermis
The outer, thinnest layer of skin. Epidermis
A pigment that protects your skin and gives it color. Melanin

Chapter 19 Support and Movement Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The outer layer of skin that is made of epithelial tissues epidermis
The inner, thicker layer of the skin mostly made of connective tissues dermis
layer of the skin that is not really part of the skin and is below the dermis subcutaneous layer
a dark pigment that colors peoples skin melanin
a type of connective tissue that is more softer and flexible than bone cartilage
a connective tissue that consists of living bone cells and nonliving material bone
the living bone cells found between the layers osteon
marrow cavities and spongy bone thats filled with this bone marrow
flexible bands of connective tissues that attach bones to other bones ligaments
bands of connective tissue that connect muscles to joints tendons
muscles you can control voluntary muscles
muscles that move your skeleton skeletal muscles
striations that appear to move striated muscle
Muscles that you cannot control involuntary muscles
muscles that don"t have strations smooth muscles
Like the heart this muscle is striated and involuntary cardiac muscle

Skeletal, Muscular, and Nervous Systems Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Refers to a group of nonprogressice neurological disorders that are the result of damage to the brain before, during, or just after birth or in early childhood. cerebralpalsy
A disorder of the neervous system that is characterized by recurrent seizures. epilepsy
A spontaneous response of the body to a stimulus reflex
Three inch stalk of nerve cells and fibers that connects the spinal cord to the rest of the brain. brainstem
The second largest part of the brain Cerebellum
The largest and most complex part of the brain. cerebrum
Nerve cells Neurons
Occurs when an organ or tissue protrudes through an area of weak muscle Hernia
The inflammation of a tendon tendonitis
The natural tension in the fibers of a muscle muscletone
A type of striated muscle that forms the wall of the heart cardiacmuscle
The muscle that opens a joint extensor
The muscle that closes a joint Flexor
Are attached to bone and cause body movements skeletalmuscles
Act on the lining of passageways and internal organs smoothmuscles
Damage to tissues caused by prolonged, repeated movements repetitivemotioninjury
Lateral, or side-to-side, curvature of the spine scoliosis
A condition in which progressice loss of bone tissue occurs osteoporosis
Fibrous cord that attaches muscle to the bone tendon
A band of fibrous, slightly elastic connective tissue that attaches bone to bone. ligament
Process by which bone is formed, renewed, and repaired ossification
A strong flexible connective tissue cartilage

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