Type
Crossword
Description

a slowly progressive decline in mental abilities DEMENTIA
a disease fighting protein created by the immune system in response to the presence of a specific antigen ANTIBODY
a localized weak spot or balloon-like enlargement of the wall of an artery ANEURYSM
the condition of having deficient oxygen levels in the body's tissues and organs HYPOXIA
a chronic degenerative disease of the liver characterized by scarring CIRRHOSIS
thick mucus secreted by the tissues lining the respiratory passages PHLEGM
very small infectious agents that live only by invading other cells VIRUS
a fatty substance that travels through the blood and is found in all parts of the body CHOLESTEROL
a lowered level on consciousness marked by listlessness, drowsiness, and apathy LETHARGY
a yellow discoloration of the skin, mucous membranes, and the eyes caused by greater-than-normal amounts of bilirubin in the blood JAUNDICE
a chronic neurological condition characterized by recurrent episodes of seizures of varying severity EPILEPSY
a mushroom-like growth from the surface of a mucous membrane POLYP
the occlusion of one or more coronary arteries caused by plaque buildup MYOCARDIALINFARCTION
a malignant tumor that arises from connective tissues, including hard, soft and liquid connective tissues SARCOMA
the loss of consciousness that occurs when the body cannot get the oxygen it needs to function ASPHYXIA
a sudden surge of electrical activity in the brain that affects how a person feels or acts for a short time SEIZURE
an excessive accumulation of fat in the body OBESITY
the loss of the normal rhythm of the heartbeat ARRHYTHMIA
a condition in which the immune system produces antibodies against its own tissues, mistaking healthy cells, tissues or organs for antigens AUTOIMMUNEDISORDER
a serious inflammation of the lungs in which the alveoli and air passages fill with pus and other fluids PNEUMONIA
the partial or complete blockage of the small or large intestines ILEUS
a brief loss of consciousness caused by the decreased flow of blood to the brain SYNCOPE
a malignant tumor that occurs in the epithelial tissue CARCINOMA
an abnormally rapid resting heart rate TACHYCARDIA
an external monitor used to measure the oxygen saturation level in the blood PULSEOXIMETER

EMS Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A patient with tuberculosis needs to wear this to prevent the spread of disease mask
Touching a patient or providing emergency care without consent battery
Failure to provide the same care that a person with similar training would provide negligence
The last four vertabrae of the spine; tailbone coccyx
The outer layer of the skin epidermis
A sac on the under surface of the liver that collects bile gallbladder
The thighbone femur
The principal artery leaving the left side of the heart and carrying oxygenated blood to the body aorta
A method of listening to sounds within an organ with a stethoscope auscultation
Slow heart rate, < than 60 beats/min. bradycardia
Characterized by profuse sweating diaphoretic
Blood pressure that is lower than the normal range hypotension
A yellow skin that is caused by liver disease or dysfunction jaundice
Subjective finding that the patient feels but can be identified only by the patient symptom
Narrowing of a blood vessel vasoconstriction
The introduction of vomitus or other foreign material into the lungs aspiration
A body part or condition that appears on both sides of the midline bilateral
Difficulty breathing dyspnea
A dangerous condition in which the body tissues and cells do not have enough oxygen hypoxia
Damage to tissues as a result of exposure to cold frostbite
Examine by touch palpate
The process of establishing treatment and transportation priorities triage
The colored part of the eye iris
Collapsed lung pneumothorax
Complete absence of heart electrical activity asystole
Fainting spell or transient loss of consciousness syncope
The front surface of the body anterior
Type of seizure caused by a high temperature febrile
Vomiting emesis
A swelling or enlargement of a part of an artery, resulting from weakening of the arterial wall aneurysm
Abnormally high glucose level in the blood hyperglycemia
Deep, rapid breathing associated with DKA kussmaul
A life-threatening condition of severe hyperthermia caused by exposure to excessive natural or artificial heat heatstroke
A persistent mood of sadness, despair, and discouagement depression
The appearance of the infant's head at the vaginal opening during labor crowning
Seizure (convulsion) resulting from severe hypertension in a pregnant woman eclampsia
The tissue attached to the uterine wall that nourishes the fetus through the umbilical cord placenta
Epistaxis nosebleed
The bleeding control method of last resort that occludes arterial flow tourniquet
A balance of all systems in the body homeostasis
An injury in which soft tissue is hanging as a flap avulsion
Blood collected within the body's tissues or in a body cavity hematoma
The circular opening in the middle of the iris that admits light to the back of the eye pupil
Collarbone clavicle
Smaller bone in the lower leg fibula
Shoulder blade scapula
Kneecap patella
A bandage or material that helps to support the weight of an injured upper extremity sling
The largest part of the brain, containing about 75% of the brain's total volume cerebrum
Removal of a patient from entrapment or a dangerous situation or position, such as from a wrecked vehicle extrication

Immune System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A substance the body cannot recognize, usually on living Antigen
A quick and general immune response you're born with IIR
A highly specific attack on a antigen or pathogen by the creation of antibodies AIR
A type of WBC that fights infection by swallowing pathogens Phagocyte
The movement of B cells to produce antibodies Mobilization
A sexually transmitted disease HIV
Swelling and redness at the site of infection Inflammation
Chemical released by the body in response to an injury or allergen Histamine
Specific particles created by the immune system to destroy specific disease causing invaders Antibodies
The action or process of recognizing foreign bodies Recognition
Any substance that causes an allergic reaction Allergen
A special version of auntie Jen that provides immunity against disease Vaccine
A disease that can be spread by contact with infected people animals water or food Infectious disease
Physical contact touching and infected individual including sexual contact direct contact
A severe allergic reaction that can result in swelling breathing difficulty and sometimes does Anaphylactic shock
The action or process of anti-bodies destroying pathogens Disposal
Third and order or level Tertiary
Blood cells that fight infection and prevent the growth of cancer White blood cells
Specialized white blood cells that fights diseases by talking antigens directly Killer tcells
Specialized White blood cells that fight diseases by activating the B-cells Helper t cells

Blood Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Another name for formed elements Hematocrit
Clear yellowish portion of whole blood plasma
Involved in stopping blood flow from a wound platelets
The study of blood hematology
Molecule important to transporting oxygen hemoglobin
Prime function of this cell is to carry oxygen to all parts of the body RBC
The blood cell can leave the circulatory system WBC
When two blood types can be safely mixed compatible
a type of granular leukocyte basophil
the process of stopping the loss of blood hemostasis
disease where bleeding can be difficult to stop hemophilia
blood disease that the woman in the film Blood was diagnosed with sicklecellanemia
blood disease caused by a pathogen malaria
a type of agranulocyte monocyte
substances that can trigger a protective defense mechanism antigen
Type of blood that contains both anti-A and anti-B antigens O
Type of blood that contains neither anti-A or anti-B antigens AB
red blood cell formation erythropoiesis
an immature rbc reticulocyte
this allows a rbc to fit into and go thru very tight spaces flexibility
The state of low oxygen levels in tissues is referred to as hypoxia
What type of cell is responsible for most types of blood cell production stemcells

Lymphatics System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Drains excess fluids and proteins from tissues all around the body and returns them back into the bloodstream. lymph
Walled, valved structures that carry lymph around the body LYMPH VESSELS
Small bean-shaped glands that produce lymphocytes, filter harmful substances from the tissues, and contain macrophages, LYMPH NODES
filters blood, disposes of worn-out red blood cells, and provides a 'reserve supply' of blood. SPLEEN
located between the breast bone and heart. It produces lymphocytes, is important for T cell maturation (T for thymus-derived). THYMUS
a type of blood cell that lacks hemoglobin and is therefore colorless. LEUKOCYTE
A cell that contains hemoglobin and can carry oxygen to the body. Also called a red blood cell (RBC). erythrocyte
does not require prior sensitization to an antigen. natural immunity
infection or vaccination or by the transfer of antibody or lymphocytes from an immune donor acquired immunity
by the injection of antibodies, such as gamma globulin, that are not produced by the recipient's cells. passive acquired immunity
by the injection of antibodies, such as gamma globulin, that are not produced by the recipient's cells. passive acquired immunity
the process of exposing the body to an antigen to generate an adaptive immune response ACTIVE ACQUIRED IMMUNITY
occurs when a person is exposed to a live pathogen and develops a primary immune response, which leads to immunological memory. natural acquired immunity
induced by a vaccine, a substance that contains antigen. artificial acquired immunity
include anaphylaxis and allergic rhinoconjunctivitis. hypersensitivity
A widespread and very serious allergic reaction. Symptoms include dizziness, loss of consciousness, labored breathing, swelling of the tongue and breathing tubes, blueness of the skin, low blood pressure, heart failure, and death anaphylactic shock
are used to treat allergy symptoms and itching. antihistamine
hormone produced within the adrenal gland that quickens the heart beat, strengthens the force of the heart's contraction, and opens up the bronchioles in the lungs, among other effects. adrenaline
from the right upper limb, right side of thorax and right halves of head and neck. left lymphatic duct
into the circulatory system at the left brachiocephalic vein between the left subclavian and left internal jugular veins. right lymphatic duct
usually with sore throat, fever, difficult swallowing, hoarseness or loss of voice, and tender or swollen lymph nodes. tonsils
lymphoid tissue at the back of the pharynx that usually obstruct the nasal and ear passages adenoids
lymphoid tissue at the back of the pharynx that usually obstruct the nasal and ear passages adenoids
back of the pharynx that usually obstruct the nasal and ear passages adenoids
tissue cell of the immune system that may be fixed or freely motile, is derived from a monocyte, functions in the destruction of foreign antigens macrophages
that engulfs and consumes foreign material phagocytes

Circulatory System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

place where substances are exchanged between the blood and body cells capillaries
the liquid part of blood Plasma
a flap of tissue that prevents blood from flowing backward valve
bloodvessles that carry blood back to the heart veins
take up oxyhgen in the blood and deliver it to cells elsewhere in the body redbloodcells
the body's disease fighters whitebloodcells
consists of the heart, blood vessels, and blood cardiovascular system
(singular) lower chambers of the heart ventricle
(singular) upper chambers of the heart atrium
the process by which molecules move from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration diffusion
largest artery in the body aorta
a force exerted by blood against the walls of blood vessels blood pressure
the alternating expansion and relaxation of the artery walls pulse
a group of heart cells that sends out signals that make the heart muscle contract pacemaker
hollow, muscular organ that pumps blood throughout the body heart
blood vessles that carry blood away from the heart arteries
iron-containing protein that binds chemically to oxygen molecules hemoglobin

Non communicable disease Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Substances that cause cancer Carcinogens
Removal of a sample of tissue for examination Biopsy
Cancerous tumors are Malignant
Non cancerous tumors are Benign
Condition in which an artery of the brains breaks or is blocked Stroke
Higher than normal blood pressure Hypertension
Mass of abnormal cells Tumor
Passing of traits from parents to child Heredity
A disease that prevents the body from converting food into energy Diabetes
Disease of the joints marked by painful swelling and stiffness Arthritis
Extreme sensitivity to a substance Allergy
Substances that cause allergic responses Allergens
Raised bumps on the skin which are itchy Hives
Condition in which the airways in the lungs narrow Asthma

Circulatory system and blood Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

in warm conditions, the diameter of small blood vessels near the surface of the body increases, which increases blood flow vasodilation
in cold conditions, the diameter of small blood vessels near the surface of the body decreases, which reduces blood flow vasoconstriction
vessel that carries oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium pulmonary vein
vessel that carries deoxygenated blood from the right ventricle to the lungs pulmonary artery
cell fragments which help in blood clotting platelets
straw-coloured liquid part of blood plasma
bright red substance formed when oxygen binds to haemoglobin in red blood cells; this is how oxygen is transported to tissues oxyhaemoglobin
white blood cells that produce antibodies and antitoxins to destroy pathogens lymphocytes
chemical found in red blood cells which binds to oxygen to transport it around the body haemoglobin
the net movement of particles from a high concentration to a lower concentration (along their concentration gradient) diffusion
small blood vessels that are one cell thick and permeable for diffusion of gases; join arteries to veins capillaries
blood vessels with thick elastic walls that carry oxygenated blood away from the heart under high pressure arteries
artery that carries oxygenated blood from the left ventricle to tissues around the body aorta
the anterior (nearer to the head) chambers of the heart that receive blood from the body or lungs atrium
vein that carries deoxygenated blood from the body to the right atrium vena cava
the lower chambers of the heart that pump blood around the body (left) or back to the lungs (right) ventricles
muscle that makes up the heart; it continuously contracts and relaxes cardiac muscle
blood cells with a concave shape which are adapted to the transport of oxygen. As they move through the blood vessels they carry oxygen from the lungs to body cells red blood cells

Laboratory Medicine Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An abnormal increase in the number of red cells in the blood polycythemia
An immature RBC reticulocyte
A clump of red blood cells that appear to be stacked like a roll of coins rouleaux
Red blood cell formation erythropoiesis
An oxygen carrying molecule hemoglobin
Having two copies of the same gene Homozygous
Ethyenediamnetetraacetic acid EDTA
Breakdown of RBCs Hemolysis
Having a high fat level Lipemic
Capillary blood collector Microtainer
Samll blood vessels throughout the body that connect the smaller arteries to the smaller veins capillaries
Area in front of the elbow Antecubital
The liquid part of blood plasma
Plasma protein that is converted to fibrin in the clotting process fibrinogen
The excessive variation in size of cells, especially RBCs Anisocytosis
A condition in whihc many red blood cells have abnormal or multiple types of shapes poikilocytosis
having a multi-lobed nucleus; used to describe cells such as granulocytes polymorphonuclear
the inflammation of the lining of hte hear. may be associated with an increase in number of monocytes. endocarditis
wBCs that are responsible for combating infection by parasites in the body eosinophils
damage to the brain that occurs when the blood flow to the brain is disrupted. CVA
a potent vasoconstrictor that is released by platelets adhering to a wounded blood vessel serotonin
an anticoagulant used to prevent and treat a thrombus or embolus. Also a rodent poison Warfarin
Any substance that stimulates the production of antibodies. antigen
Not malignant benign
removal and examination of tissue from the body performed to establish a precise diagnosis biopsy
a stone developing in the body, e.g., kidney or bile (not the branch of mathematics) calculus
the study of cells, their origin, structure, function and pathology cytology

HIV/AIDS crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A substance, also called an antigen, capable of provoking an immune response IMMUNOGEN
Molecules in the blood or secretory fluids that tag, destroy or neutralize bacteria, viruses or other harmful toxins ANTIBODIES
A substance that, when introduced into the body, is capable of inducing the production of a specific antibody ANTIGEN
Cellular suicide, also known as programmed cell death APOPTOSIS
Usually used in AIDS literature to describe a person who has a positive reaction to one of several tests for HIV antibodies, but who shows no clinical symptoms of the disease. ASYMPTOMATIC
Any infectious disease capable of being transmitted by casual contact from one person to another CONTAGIOUS
A protein found in muscles and blood, and excreted by the kidneys in the urine.The level provides a measure of kidney function. CREATININE
The period when an organism (i.e., a virus or a bacterium) is in the body and not producing any ill effects Latency
All white blood cells LEUKOCYTES
Any perceptible, subjective change in the body or its functions that indicates disease or phases of disease, as reported by the patient. SYMPTOMS
Development of detectable antibodies to HIV in the blood as a result of infection with HIV Seroconversion
Any substance or process that destroys a virus or suppresses its ability to reproduce Antiviral
A prolonged, lingering or recurring state of disease Chronic
How well a drug works Efficacy
The presence of virus in the bloodstream VIREMIA

The Immune System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The body's first line of defense against pathogens. Skin
A cell that identifies pathogens and distinguishes different pathogens from each other. TCell
The molecules that the immune system recongnizes as either part of the body or coming from outside the body. Antigens
Lymphocytes that produce proteins that help destroy pathogens. BCell
The proteins produced by B Cells. Antibodies
The body's ability to destroy pathogens before they can cause disease. Immunity
The process by which harmless antigens are purposefully introduced to a person's body to produce active immunity. Vaccination
A chemical that kills bacteria or slows their growth without harming cells. Antibiotic
A disorder in which the immune system is overly sensitive to a foreign substance. Allergy
A disorder in which respiratory passages narrow significantly. Asthma
An imbalance or misuse of insulin in the body. Diabetes