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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

Skeletal System Crossword

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a dense layer of tissue enveloping bones except at the surface of joints is known as what? Periosteum
Bone Remodeling is also known as ___________ Ossification
a viscous non-newtonian fluid found in synovial joints is known as what? Synovial Fluid
How many bones are in the body? two hundred and six
ligaments connects two ____ Bones
where is the Humerus located? The Forearm
the Vertebrae is a part of what structure in the body? The Spine
The Skull, the Sternum, and Shoulder blades are known as what type of Bone? Flat
What do short bones provide? support
Red Marrow is also known as ___________ Myeloid Tissue
The Hip and the SHoulders are known as what type of joint? Ball and Socket
The Clavicle is a Fancy name for what bone? Collarbone
Phalanges are what? Fingers

Skeletal System Bones Crossword

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bone in the upper arm humerus
what protects the spinal cord spine
what protects the brain skull
what protects your lungs and heart ribs
lower arm radius
other lower arm bone ulna
holds the ribs together sternum
rhymes with Elvis pelvis
in the thigh femur
in the knee patella
right below the knee fibula
lower leg tibula
jaw bone mandible
hard like bone but more flexible cartilage
attaches bones to muscles ligament
the official name of the collarbone clavicle
protects a growth organ in the soulder shoulder blade
in the neck, protects the spinal cord vertebrae

Muscles and Bones Crossword

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The bone on your thumb side Radius
The bone on your pinky side Ulna
Protects your Brain Cranium
Lip bone Maxilla
Jaw Mandible
Collar bone Clavicle
Protects your heart Sternum
Protects your heart and lungs Ribs
The funniest bone in your body Humerus
Wrist bones Carpals
Hand bones Metacarpals
Fingers and toes Phalanges
Shoulder blades Scapula
Back bone Vertebrate
Right above tailbone Sacrum
Tailbone Coccyx
Hip bone Illium
Lower hip bone Ischium
Longest bone in your body Femur
Knees Patella
The bone located on the inside of your foot Tibia
The bone located on the outside of your foot Fibula
Heel Calcaneus
Ankle bones Tarsals
Foot bones Metatarsals
Shoulder muscle Deltoid
Chest muscle Pectoralis major
Heart muscle Cardiac muscle
Abs Rectus abdominis
Side muscles Obliques
Groin Muscle Satorius
Thigh muscle Quadricep
Upper back muscle Trapezius
Front upper arm muscle Bicep
Back upper arm muscle Tricep
Lower back muscle Latissimus Dorsi
Butt muscle Gluteus maximus
Back thigh muscle Hamstring
Calf muscle Gastrocnemius
Attaches your calf muscle to your foot Achilles tendon

Musculoskeletal System Crossword

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anatomical name for finger bones phalanges
anatomical name for wrist bones carpus
abnormal lateral curvature of the spine scoliosis
decrease in bone mass producing a thinning and weakening of the bone with resulting fractures osteoporosis
a surgical procedure to repair tendons tendoplasty
movement that brings limb into to toward a straight condition extension
a broken bone fracture
3 to 5 small vertebrae attached to the sacrum coccyx
anatomical term that pertains to the sides and base of cranium temporal
a place where two bones meet and are held together by ligaments joint
a downward movement depression
damage to the muscle, tendons, or ligaments due to overuse or overstretching strain
sudden, involuntary, strong muscle contraction spasm
anatomical term for the kneecap patella
anatomical term for the collar bone clavicle
the hard exterior surface bone compact bone
anatomical term for the shoulder blade scapula
anatomical term pertaining to the lower back lumbar

THE HUMAN SKELETAL SYSTEM Crossword

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Consists of bones in the head, neck, rib cage and vertebral column. ______________ Skeleton axial
Consists of the bones in the upper and lower limbs. _______________ Skeleton Appendicular
Attaches the limbs to the rest of the skeletal system. girdles
Found on the tips of bones and prevents/reduces friction. cartilage
_____________ make up most of the human skeleton. bones
Longest bone in the forearm Humerus
Longest bone in the lower limbs Femur
Movement of an organism from one place to another. Locomotion
Protect organs ribcage
Join muscle to bone tendons
bones are connected to one another by ligaments
A junction where bones meet Joint
Bones that work together; _______________ muscles Antagonistic
Lubricates the joint Synovial-fluid
Secretes lubricant for the joint Synovial-membrane
Type of joint that allows movement in one direction Hinge

Musculoskeletal System Crossword

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Bones connected to each other to form a framwork. Skeleton
Immature bone cells Osteoblasts
The cite for blood cell production Bone marrow
a small, rough process that provides the attachment for tendons and muscles. Tubercle
A smooth, round opening for nerves and blood vescles. Foramen
forehead frontal bone
Upper jaw Maxilla
collar bone Clavical
Bones of the wrists Carpus
Kneecap patella
Toe/ finger bones Phalanges
Pretaining to the lower back lumbar
pretaining to the rib costal
joint pain Arthralgia
Inflammation of the bursa of the first metatarsophalangeal joint bunion
Instrument used to view indisde a joint arthroscope
surgical removal of cartilage chondrectomy
Abbreviation of total knee replacment TKR
Cheekbones Zygomatic
pretaining to within the skull intracranial
pretaining to the ulna ulnar

biology bones word search

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mr grennan
humeral medial epicondyle
human skeleton
bacteria
tissue
bursa
tendon
enthesis
fibrouscapsule
synovial fluid
synovial membrane
skull
sternum
metacarpals
internal
humerus
patella
phangles
vitamin d
extarnal
compact
marrow
mandible
ligament
joint
skeleton
vertibrae
tibila
pelvis
bonemarow
cartilage
organism
cell
backbone
axis
trapezium
scapula
ribs
radius
ulna
femur
cranium
human
bones
clavicle

Skeletal System Word Search

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ribcage
backbones
skull
collar bone
Xray
membrane
fracture
marrow
spongy
compact
periosteum
bone
cartilage
humerus
vertabrae
pelvis
metacarpals
patella
fibula
metatersals
phalanges
tarsals
tibia
femur
carpals
ulna
radius
ribs
sternum
clavicle
cranium

Human Skeleton Crossword

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bony structure that forms the head in most vertebrates. It supports the structures of the face and provides a protective cavity for the brain. skull
the jaw or a jawbone, especially the lower jawbone in mammals and fishes. mandible
technical term for collarbone. clavicle
technical term for shoulder blade. scapula
part of the body of a mammal between the neck and the abdomen, including the cavity enclosed by the ribs, breastbone, and dorsal vertebrae, and containing the chief organs of circulation and respiration; the chest. thorax
the long bone in the upper arm humerus
commonly known as the breastbone, is a long, narrow flat bone that serves as the keystone of the rib cage and stabilizes the thoracic skeleton sternum
also known as the vertebral column or spinal column spine
thinner and longer of the two bones in the human forearm ulna
ither the lower part of the trunk of the human body between the abdomen and the thighs pelvis
thicker and shorter of the two bones in the human forearm. radius
large wedge shaped vertebra at the inferior end of the spine. sacrum
small, triangular bone at the base of the spinal column in humans and some apes, formed of fused vestigial vertebrae. coccyx
group of small bones between the main part of the forelimb and the metacarpus in terrestrial vertebrates. carpus
group of five bones of the hand between the wrist (carpus) and the fingers. metacarpus
another term for phalanx phalange
bone of the thigh or upper hind limb, articulating at the hip and the knee. femur
the kneecap. patella
inner and typically larger of the two bones between the knee and the ankle (or the equivalent joints in other terrestrial vertebrates), parallel with the fibula. tibia
long, thin and lateral bone of the lower leg. fibula