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cardiac
fibers
blood vessels
minerals
membrane
nutrients
femur
skull
joints
bone
skeleton
muscle
tissue
nucleus
cytoplasm
cell

The Heart and Coronary Circulation Crossword

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Double walled sac that encloses the heart pericardium
Outer layer of the heart that is continuous with the pericardium epicardium
Forms the bulk of the heart and is composed of mostly cardiac muscle myocardium
Glistening white sheet of endothelium that lines the inside of heart chambers, 3rd layer of heart endocardium
Chamber of heart that deoxygenated blood from systemic circulation enters Right Atrium
AV valve that separates right atrium and right ventricle tricuspid valve
Lower chamber of heart that forces blood into pulmonary circulation Right ventricle
Blood flows through the ________________ valve into the pulmonary trunk. pulmonary semilunar
Blood returning from the lungs flows into this chamber Left Atrium
Two-cusped valve between left atrium and ventricle Bicuspid valve
Left chamber that pumps blood into systemic circulation Left ventricle
The left ventricle pumps blood through this valve into the aortic trunk aortic semilunar valve
This vessel branches to send blood to both lungs Pulmonary trunk
Large branching vessel that is the beginning of systemic circulation Aortic trunk
The thicker myocardium of the ventricles that exherts a greater force trabeculae carneae
The thinner myocardium of the atria has bundles of muscles called _____________. pectinate muscles
Dense network of connective tissue fiber that reinforces myocardium and anchors cardiac muscle fibers cardiac skeleton
Vessels that carry blood away from heart Arteries
Vessels that carry blood back to the heart veins
small vessels in which blood and tissue cells exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide capillaries
Functional blood supply of the heart coronary circulation

Cardiovascular System Crossword

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the fluid portion of the blood plasma
red blood cells erythrocytes
the oxygen-transporting pigment of erythrocytes hemoglobin
white blood cell leukocytes
a white blood cell with secretory granules in its cytoplasm (ex. eosinophil/basophil) granulocytes
the most abundant of the white blood cells neutrophils
granular white blood cells whose granules readily take up a stain called eosin eosinophils
white blood cells whose granules stain deep blue with basic dye; have a relatively pale nucleus and granular-appearing cytoplasm basophils
white blood cells with a one-lobed nucleus. no granules in cytoplasm agranuloctyes
agranular white blood cells formed in the bone marrow that mature in the lymphoid tissue lymphocytes
large single-nucleus white blood cell; agranular leukocyte monocytes
one of the irregular cell fragments of blood; involved in clotting platelets
formation of blood cells hematopoiesis
stem cells that give rise to all the formed elements of the blood hemocytoblast
the stopping of a flow of blood hemostasis
the stout wall separating the lower chambers of the heart from one another interventricular septum
begins at the base of the right ventricle, branches into two pulmonary arteries which deliver deoxygenated blood to the corresponding lung pulmonary trunk
bicuspid and tricuspid atrioventricular valves
cord-like tendons that connect the papillary muscles to the tricuspid valve and the mitral valve in the heart (heart strings) chordae tendineae
lub dub, lub dub heart sounds
a condition in which the heart produces or is apt to produce a recurring sound indicative of disease or damage murmur
abnormally high blood pressure hypertension
a disease of the arteries characterized by the deposition of plaques of fatty material on their inner walls atherosclerosis
the membranous sac enveloping the heart pericardium
a chamber of the heart receiving blood from the veins; superior heart chambers atria
discharging chambers of the heart ventricles
system of blood vessels that carry blood to and from the lungs for gas exchange pulmonary circulation
major systemic artery; arises from the left ventricle of the heart aorta
systems of blood vessels that carries nutrient- and oxygen-rich blood to all the body organs systemic circulation
valves that prevent blood return to the ventricles after contraction semilunar valves
the contraction phase of heart activity systole
a period (between contractions) of relaxation of the heart during which it fills with blood diastole
a volume of blood ejected by a ventricle during systole stroke volume
sequence of events encompassing one complete contraction and relaxation of the atria and ventricles of the heart cardiac cycle

Muscles and Bones Crossword

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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

Human body Crossword

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a group of body parts that work together to perform a job system
a body part that does a special job within a body system organ
a group of cells that look alike and work together to do a certain job tissue
the basic unit of all living things. (buillding blocks) cell
a tough,rubbery tissue that makes up parts of the skeleton cartilage
the place where two bones come together joint
a strong cord of tissue that attaches muscle to a bone tendon
a strong, flexible tissue that holds bones together at a joint. ligament
body tissue that moves parts of the body muscle
the kind of muscle that a person can control voluntary muscle
the kind of muscle that works without a person's control involuntary muscle
Made up of around 200 bones. The bones help give shape to your body.Your bones help support you. Bones work with muscles to help you move. skeletal system
The muscles also help give your body shape and help you move. Includes more that 600 muscles.. Muscular system
Made up of your heart and blood vessels. The blood brings oxygen and nutrients to cell. circulatory system
Made up of lungs and the tubes leading to them. Air enters your lungs each time you breath in. The oxygen in your lungs passes into your blood which is delivered to you cells. respiratory system
Includes your stomach and intestines. Breaks apart food you eat so that your body can use it for fuel. Your stomach churns the food until it is turned into liquid digestive system
Made up of the brain and nerves (spinal cord) this system help control your thoughts and feelings nervous system

Skeletal and Muscular Systems Crossword

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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

Tissues Crossword

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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

Criss Cross Puzzle Crossword

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attached to your skeleton muscles
has 5 major functions Skeletal System
living structures Bone Structure
also known as periosteum Outer Membrane
bones that are longer than wide long bone
Hard dense bone Compact bone
has small spaces like a sponge Spongy bone
soft connective tissue Bone Marrow
produce blood cells Red Marrow
Stores fat that can be used later Yellow Marrow
allows one bone to rotate around another Pivot
move character all around Ball and Socket
allows bones in the hand and wrist to glide gliding
muscles you can control and move voluntary muscles
muscles not striated and tire to move slowly involuntary muscles
contact quickly and tire more easily Skeletal muscles
regulating blood pressure, digestion, and other internal functions Smooth Muscle
heart involuntary Cardiac Muscle
complex living structures Bones
stores needed minerals Storage
pulls on the bone when it contracts Movement
determines the shape of your body Shape and Support
the outer membrane Periosteum
two or more bones meet a joint is formed Joints
four types of moveable joints Moveable Joints

Skeletal system Review Crossword

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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

The Human Body Crossword

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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

Chapter 2: Nutritional Needs Crossword

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High blood pressure Hypertension
The study of how the body uses the nutrient in food Nutrition
Starches and fiber are often called _______ carbohydrates. Complex
A condition resulting from a calcium deficiency, which is characterized by porous, brittle bones. Osteoporosis
A vitamin that dissolves in fats and can be stored in the fatty tissues of the body. Fat soluble
A mineral, such as iron or iodine, that is needed in the diet in amounts of less than 10 milligrams per day is called a(n) _____ element. Trace
A condition resulting from deficiencies of various nutrients, which is characterized by a reduced number of red blood cells in the bloodstream. Anemia
A nutrient required by the body to lubricate the joints and body cells and help regulate body temperature. Water
The bodily process of breaking food down into simpler compounds the body can use. Digestion
A disease of the nervous system resulting in a thiamin deficiency. Beriberi
A chemical chain that contains carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms. Fatty acid