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Before the esophagus and larynx pharinx
Consiit is made of water and white blood cells; one of its functions is to expel waste materials lymph
In it is digested food before going into the intestine stomach
Process that consists of a series of chemical-physical transformations, through which the organism absorbs and assimilates different molecules digestion
They produce saliva salivary glands
They are developed by going to the gym and doing exercise muscles
There are two tipes: larg and small... intestine
It allows us to release the tension and to vent valvle
They usually secrete hormons glands
Synonym of lexicon jergon
Small units that allow, for example, the production of yogurt bacteria
Chewed food+secretions=? bolus
Transformation of the bolus in the last part of digestion chyme
Cavity delimited by tissues that together form a hollow organ lumen
Synonym of belly gut
The last part of the digestive system anus
Separation of a tube that opens and closes autonomously sphynter
If you have it, it means that you are brave and strong liver
Aqueous solution between cells interstitial fluid
In italian we say that this substance is a juice pancreatic fluid

The Digestive System Crossword

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chemical compounds that results from digestion od complex protein. Amino Acids
yellowish-brown to greenish fluid secreted by the liver and in the gallbladder; aids in fat digestion bile
another word for your intestine bowel
semisolid mass of partially digested food and gastric juices that passes from the stomach to the small intestine chyme
major portion of the large intestine colon
conversion of food into nutrients for the body and into waste products for relase from the body. digestion
protein that causes chemical charges in substances in the digestive tract enyme
part from the of alimentary canal from the pharynx to the stomach. esophagus
organ on lower suface of the liver ;stores bile gallbladder
place where reabsorbtion takes place large intestine
cavity in the face in which food and water is ingested mouth
digstive organ that secretes digestive fluids, endocrine gland that regulates blood sugar pancreas
bottom portion of large intestine: connected to the anal cavaity rectum
fluid secreted by salivary glands saliva
glands in the mouth that secrete fluids that aid in breaking down food salivary gland
passing of nutrients into the bloodsteam absorbtion
organ importantin digestive and metabolic system functions; secretes bile liver
coordinated, rythmic contractions of smooth muscel that forces food through the digestive tract. peristalsis
another word for feces stool
another word for pharynx throat
fleshy part of the mouth that moves food during mastication tongue
loose, watery stool diarrhea
feeling sick in the stomach nausea
cone-shaped projection hanging down from soft palate uvula
folds on stomach ining rugae

Digestive system Crossword

Type
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Description

Damage and scarring of the liver Cirrhosis
A round mass of chewed food before swallowing Bolus
An accessory organ that secretes many enzymes essential fod food digestion Pancreas
Projections that maximize absorption in the walls of the intestine. Villi
Partially digested food in the stomach Chyme
Involuntary waves of muscle contraction Peristalsis
The end of the large intestine where waste is in solid form before eliminated Rectum
Largest organ in the body that secretes bile Liver
Fluid that helps in chemical digestion in the mouth. Saliva
A muscular tube that connects the pharynx to the stomach. Esophagus
Substance that neutralizes stomach acidity Antacid
A digestive juice that is secreted by the liver Bile
An abnormal frequent flow of loose and watery stools. Diarrhea
A pear-shaped organ that store bile Gallbladder
Prevents chyme in the stomach from going into the esophagus. Cardiac sphincter
The last and longest portion of the small intestine Ileum
An enzyme present in the mouth and pancreas that helps to digest carbohydrates Amylase
Another name of the digestive tract Alimentary canal
Carbohydrates that are composed of two monosaccharides Disaccharides
Enzyme that breaks down fats in food Lipase

Digestive System Crossword

Type
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Opening for digestive system Mouth
Type of digestion that uses the teeth Mechanical
Releases enzymes to break down food Saliva
Carries food from mouth to stomach Esophagus
Around 20ft long Small intestine
About five feet long absorbs water and minerals large intestine
Infection of the liver Hepatitis
Enlarged section of the alimentary canal, between the esophagus and the small intestine Stomach
Largest gland in the body Liver
External opening of the anal canal Anus
Small sac near liver Gall bladder
Gland that is dorsal to stomach Pancreas
Structures in the mouth that physically break down food by chewing Teeth
Glands of mouth that produce Silvia Salivary glands
First part of the small intestine connects the pylorus and the jejunum Duodenum
Thick sticky fluid decorated by mucous membrane Mucous
Varicosu veins of the anal canal or anus Hemorrhoid
Blood vessel that carries blood away from heart Arteries
Tiny blood vessel that connects a arterioles and venuoes and allows for exchange for nutrients and gases Capillaries
Type of fat in blood. Received from eating foods such as butter, meat, eggs, etc. Cholesterol

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

Male Reproductive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Sac-like structure that contains the testes. Scrotum
Muscle that contracts in cold temperatures. Dartos Muscle
Abdominal muscles into the scrotum Cremaster Muscle
Male gonads testes
Where sperm cells develop. Seminiferous tubules
Clusters of endocrine cells in the Seminiferous tubules. Interstitial cells
Large cells that extend from the periphery to the lumen on the seminiferous tubule. Sustentacular cells
The reproductive cell. Germ cell
The formation of sperm. Spermatogenesis
Underdeveloped sperm cells. Spermatogonia
Sperm cell. Spermatocyte
Formed by the division of Secondary Spermatocytes. Spermatids
Vesicle located just anterior to the nucleus. Acrosome
Tubular network that the testis dump into. Rete Testis
Carry from the testes to the epididymis. Efferent Ductules
Where sperm mature and grow. Epididymis
Final changes in sperm cells. Capacitation
Emerges from the epididymis. Ductus Deferens
Bundle of nerves, ducts, and blood vessels connecting the testicles to the abdominal cavity. Spermatic cord
Sac-shaped gland. Seminal Vesicle
Duct that extends into the prostate gland. Ejaculatory duct
Extends from bladder to the end of the penis. Urethra
Part of the Urethra: passes through prostate gland Prostatic
Part of the Urethra: passes through the floor of the pelvis Membranous
Part of the Urethra: Extends the length of the penis and opens at its end. Spongy
Male Reproductive organ. Penis
Erectile tissue that forms the dorsal portion and sides of the penis. Corpus Cavernosa
Erectile tissue that occupies the ventral portion of the penis. Corpus Spongiosum
Forms the cap of the penis. Glans
Loose fold of skin that covers the glans penis. Prepuse
Small mucus secreting glands near the base of the prostate gland. Bulbourethral gland
Mixture of sperm and secretions from glands. Semen
Gland that surrounds the Urethra. Prostate
Sequence of events that transforms a child into a young adult. Puberty

Nutrition and Digestion Crossword

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Description

Extract food suspended in water Suspension feeders
Live on or in food and eat through it Substrate feeders
Suck fluids from host, many are parasitic Fluid feeders
Ingest large pieces of food using diverse utensils Bulk feeders
Intake of food Ingestion
Mechanical and chemical breakdown Digestion
Cells lining digestive tract take in small molecules which travel in blood to other cells Absorption
Undigested material passes out of digestive tract Elimination
Digestive tube with two openings Alimentary canal
Throat, where food entering the mouth passes into, is blocked when you choke Pharynx
Bladelike, for biting Inscissors
Pointed teeth used for ripping apart food in crnivores Canines
Back teeth that grind and crush food Molars
A mucus and enzyme-containing liquid secreted by the mouth and makes food easier to swallow. Saliva
Converts starch to disaccharides Salivary amylase
Large ball of chewed, most food formed as you swallow Bolus
Rhythmic waves of contraction of smooth muscles in the walls of the digestive tract that propel it through the alimentary canal Peristalsis
A muscular ring like value that regulates the passage of food out of the stomach and into the small intestine Pyloric sphincter
Muscular organ covered in taste buds Tongue
Wind-pipe Trachea
Muscles of esophagus that contract above and below a bolus Esophageal sphincter
Voice box, controls the opening to the esophagus and trachea Larynx
A flap of cartilage and connective tissue that keeps food out of the travhea Epiglottis
Muscular tube that's conveys food blouses from the pharynx to the stomach o digestion here flexible, behind trachea, one foot long Esophagus
Pouch-like organ that temporarily stores food, does mechanical and chemical digestion, and times the foods release into small intestine Stomach
Made up of mucus , enzymes, and strong acid Gastric juice
Food stimulates cells to release this hormone into circulatory system, stimulating further secretion of gastric juice Gastrin

Digestive System Crossword

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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

The Digestive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

to chew (food) mastication
constriction and relaxation of the muscles of the intestine peristalsis
virtually colorless acidic fluid secreted by the stomach glands gastric juices
greenish-brown alkaline fluid that aids digestion and is secreted by the liver bile
a lesion in the lining (mucosa) of the digestive tract peptic ulcer
a serious medical condition in which the appendix becomes inflamed and painful appendicitis
each of a set of hard, bony enamel-coated structures in the jaws teeth
muscular organ in the mouth of a mammal, used for tasting tongue
any of various glands that discharge a fluid secretion and especially saliva into the mouth cavity salivary glands
a flap of cartilage at the root of the tongue epiglottis
the membrane-lined cavity behind the nose and mouth pharynx
the part of the alimentary canal that connects the throat to the stomach esophagus
the internal organ in which the major part of the digestion of food occurs stomach
a large gland behind the stomach that secretes digestive enzymes pancreas
the cecum, colon, and rectum collectively large intestine
the part of the intestine that runs between the stomach and the large intestine small intestine
tube-shaped sac attached to and opening into the lower end of the large intestine appendix
the final section of the large intestine rectum
the opening at the end of the alimentary canal through which solid waste matter leaves the body anus

Digestion and Absorption Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

_____ begins with smell and taste and is under involuntary control digestion
Cholecystokinin, gastric inhibitory peptide, secretin, and _____ represent the four hormones that regulate digestion. gastrin
The breakdown of complex structures into smaller ones is known as _____ reaction. catabolic
pH and _____ affects enzymes rate of reactions temperature
_____ moves water through a selectively permeable membrane Osmosis
Equal in cell and solution Isotonic
More particles in solution Hypertonic
More particles in the cell and less in the solution Hypotonic
_____ refers to the concentration of particles in solution osmolality
This process occurs when substances cannot move across cell membranes (hint: two words) Active Transport
Sodium potassium pump is important for ____ function Nerve
The byproduct of stomach contents and digestive juices Chyme
This part of the small intestines is where most of the digestion occurs Jejunum
This rhythmic contraction moves the bolus of food down the esophagus peristalsis
Bulk transport occurs by endocytosis and _____ exocytosis
____ is produced by the liver Bile
Bile is stored and secreted by the _____ gallbladder

The Human Body Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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