Type
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Description

Supports the body Skeleton
Connects bones together to enable us to move Joints
Bone that protects the brain Cranium
Bones that protect the heart and lungs Ribs
Lines which form when bones of the skull join together Suture
The largest bone in the body Femur
Automatic muscles which control organs Smooth
Muscles that control the heart Cardiac
Attaches muscles to bones Tendons
Foods containing this help to keep bones strong Calcium

Skeletal and Muscular Systems Crossword

Type
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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

Muscles and Bones Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Skeleton in YOUR Body Crossword

Type
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Description

Another name for osteitis deformans. PagetsDisease
Inflammatory arthritis rheumatoid
Arthritis in big toe. gout
Broken bone. fracture
Bone loss disease. osteoporosis
Curved spine. scoliosis
Skeleton system ______ organs. protects
Bones store this mineral. calcium
Bones in spine. vertebrae
Largest leg bone. femur
Bigger bone in lower leg. tibia
Smaller bone in lower leg. fibula
Largest arm bone. humerus
Bigger bone in lower arm. radius
Smaller bone in lower arm. ulna
Collar bone. clavicle
Shoulder blade. scapula
Jaw bone. mandible
Skull. cranium
Breastbone. sternum
Bones that protect heart and lungs. ribs
Hip bones. pelvis
Tailbone. coccyx
Knee cap. patella
Bones in fingers and toes. phalanges
Bones in wrist. carpals
Bones in ankles. tarsals
Bones in hands. metacarpals
Bones in foot. metatarsals
Total number of ribs. twentyfour
How many pairs of ribs? twelve
Baby's soft spot. fontanelle
Joining of skull bones. suture
Lubricates joints. synovial fluid
Abbreviation for Amylotrophic Sclerosis ALS
Congenital deformity of foot. clubfoot
Bone cavity. sinus
Type of connective tissue. bone
Knee surgery with a scope. arthroscopy
Inner part of bones. marrow
Picture of a bone. xray
Floating bone. sesamoid
Dense connective tissue. cartilage
Bone growth. ossification
Brittle bone disease. osteogenesis imperfecta
Bone tumor. myeloma
Disease with bowed legs. rickets
Curve of the upper spine. kyphosis
Vitamin that helps with calcium absorption. D
How many bones in the skull? twentyeight
All the bones in the body. skeleton

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

THE HUMAN SKELETAL SYSTEM Crossword

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Description

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

The Muscular System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Butt muscle gluteus maximus
tendon in the heel achilles tendon
muscles that attach to the bone Skeletal muscles
Muscles that act on the lining of the bodies passageways and hollow internal organs smooth muscles
Muscle above the knee Quadriceps
major muscles of the back and is responsible for moving and rotating trapezius
Controls the motion of elbows and shoulders biceps
Opens a joint extensor
The muscle then travels down the arm and is connected on to the ulna of the forearm triceps
When an organ or tissue protudes through an area of weak muscles hernia
Muscles connecting the upper extremity to the vertebral column latissimus dorsi
cause swelling around muscles and bones tendinitis
The bulk of the chest pectoralis
long, thin, superficial muscle that runs down the length of the thigh in the anterior sartorius
Closes a joint flexor
Attach to shoulder deltoids
Muscle found in heart cardiac muscle
Contains many veins and arteries teres

Health science Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Form the walls of the heart. Cardiac muscle
Shortening of a muscle Contracture
Allows muscle to return to original shape once being stretched Elasticity
Increasing the angle between two parts. (Straightening) Extension
Decreasing the angle between two parts. (Bending) Flexion
Flexes lower leg and extends thigh. Hamstrings
Area of a muscle that moves when muscle contracts. Insertion
Not controlled by choice or desire. Involuntary
Protect buttocks and extends thigh Gluteus Maximus
Decline in ability of a muscle to generate force. Muscle Fatigue
Area of a muscle that remains stationary when the muscle contracts. Origin
Circular muscles in the walls of the anus and urethra. Sphincter
Done by choice or desire. Voluntary
Covers the inner anterior aspect of the femur. Vastus Medialis
Tissue that connects muscle to bone. Tendon
found in the internal organs. Smooth Muscle
Attaches to bone Skeletal Muscle
Aids in flexing the knee (longest muscle in body) Sartorious
Movement around a central axis. Rotation
Adducts and flexes upper arm. Pectoralis Major
Bending forward or bending the foot away from the knee Plantar Flexion
Moving in a circle at a joint while the other end remains stationary Circumduction
Muscle fibers are stimulated by nerves,contact, or become short and thick. Contractability
Moves ribs for breathing. Intercostal Muscles
Flexor muscle in the upper arm. Biceps Brachii

Skeletal System Bones Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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 Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Achilles tendon
Gastrocnemius
Hamstring
Gluteus Maximus
Latssimus dorsi
Tricep
Trapezius
Quadricep
Satorius
Obliques
Bicep
Rectus abdominis
Cardiac muscle
Pectoralis major
Deltoid
Metatarsals
Tarsals
Calcaneus
Fibula
Tibia
Patella
Femur
Ischium
Illium
Coccyx
Sacrum
Vertebrate
Scapula
Phalanges
Metacarpals
Carpals
Ulna
Radius
Humerus
Ribs
Sternum
Clavicle
Mandible
Maxilla
Cranium

Human body Crossword

Type
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Description

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