Type
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ligament
tendon
epidermis
dermis
melanin
joint
voluntary muscle
involuntary muscle
neuron
synapse
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system

The Nervous System Word Search

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Word Search
Description

electrical impulse
neurons
medulla oblongata
cerebellum
cerebrum
nerve impulse
relfex arc
neurotransmitters
muscle tissue
synapse
motor meurons
interneurons
sensory neurons
dendrite
cell body
nervous system
nerve
axon
skeletal muscle
spinal cord
Brain
PNS
Peripheral Nervous System
CNs
Central Nervous System

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 Systems Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

System that consists of nerves, brain and spinal cord nervous system
helps movement of the body, maintaining posture, and circulating blood throughout the body muscular system
system that contains voluntary and involuntary muscles muscular system
this system starts in the mouth digestive system
the heart and blood vessels that circulate blood throughout the body Circulatory
disposing of the body's waste Excretory
brings air into the body and removes carbon dioxide Respiratory system
system that protects major internal organs and provides overall support skeletal
system that transmits signals from the body to the brain nervous
this is also known as the urinary system Excretory
includes bone, cartilages, ligaments skeletal
skeletal muscles, smooth muscles, cardiac muscles muscular system
Breaks down food digestive
skin, hair, regulates temperature Integumentary
esophagus, stomach, intestines digestive system

Skin and Skeletal System Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

peripheral nervous system
central nervous system
synapse
neuron
tendon
involuntary muscle
voluntary muscle
melanin
dermis
epidermis
ligament
Joint
Cartilage
periosteum

Skeletal and Muscular Systems Crossword

Type
Crossword
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

Chapter 19 Support and Movement Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The outer layer of skin that is made of epithelial tissues epidermis
The inner, thicker layer of the skin mostly made of connective tissues dermis
layer of the skin that is not really part of the skin and is below the dermis subcutaneous layer
a dark pigment that colors peoples skin melanin
a type of connective tissue that is more softer and flexible than bone cartilage
a connective tissue that consists of living bone cells and nonliving material bone
the living bone cells found between the layers osteon
marrow cavities and spongy bone thats filled with this bone marrow
flexible bands of connective tissues that attach bones to other bones ligaments
bands of connective tissue that connect muscles to joints tendons
muscles you can control voluntary muscles
muscles that move your skeleton skeletal muscles
striations that appear to move striated muscle
Muscles that you cannot control involuntary muscles
muscles that don"t have strations smooth muscles
Like the heart this muscle is striated and involuntary cardiac muscle

Skeletal/Muscular System Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The middle layer of your tissue that contains blood vessels, nerve fibers, muscles, oil, sweat glands and other structures. DERMIS
Muscles found in digestive tract and blood vessels. SMOOTH
The thing that holds the oil in the skin. OILGLANCE
The layer of the skin that covers and insulates the body. FATTYLAYER
Muscles that move bones. SKELETAL
Muscles you can control. VOLUNTARY
Striated involuntary muscles only found in the heart. CARDIAC
Muscles you can not control. INVOLUNTARY
An organ that can relax and contract, which moves your body.0skin The largest organ in your body that protects you, prevents infection, helps you sense, provides vitaminD and regulation of body temperature. MUSCLE
The outer, thinnest layer of your tissue. EPIDERMIS
Pigment that protects your skin and gives it color. MELANIN

muscular system Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Shorten, become smaller and tighter. contract
to loosen, go back to original length. relax
a muscle at the front of the upper arm. It lifts and bends the lower arm when it contracts. biceps
What is a flexible, but an elastic cord that attaches a muscle to the bone? tendon
the name of a muscle that straightens your arm. triceps
Your skeletal system works with your muscular system to allow? movement
what muscles work all by themselves to make your heart pump blood? heart
when you specifically make your muscles work voluntary
a kind of muscle acts independently of the will. involuntary
muscular system is an organ system consisting of skeletal muscles, smooth muscles and cardiac
What muscles are controlled directly by the autonomic nervous system. smooth
What can a loss of function can produce? paralysis
What is one of the muscles used in sprinting? hamstring
What is one of the muscles used in a baseball swing? abdominal
What is the muscle that allows you to shrug your shoulders? trapezius

Crossword Science Chapter 19

Type
Crossword
Description

The outer layer of tissue in humans and many animals Epidermis
The thick inner layer of the skin Dermis
The layer of fat and connective tissues below the dermis of the skin that cushions and insulates the body and attaches the skin to the muscles underneath Subcutaneous layer
A dark brown or black pigment that colors human skin Melanin
A flexible supporting tissue that makes up part or all of some animals' skeleton Cartilage
The connective tissue that forms part of the strong supporting structure of vertebrates Bone
A microscopic unit of a bone consisting of a blood vessels with layers of hard material around it. Osteon
Red bone marrow and yellow bone marrow Bone marrow
A band of connective tissue that holds bones together at a joint Ligament
A band of connective tissue attaching muscle to bone Tendon
A place where two or more bones meet Joint
A muscle that can be controlled at will Voluntary Muscle
Striated, voluntary muscle tissue that attaches to and moves the skeleton Skeletal Muscle
Muscle tissue that displays a pattern of light and dark bands Striated Muscle
A muscle controlled automatically by the brain, without conscious effort Involuntary Muscle
Muscle tissue that lacks striations and forms the wall of many internal organs Smooth Muscle
The striated, involuntary muscle found in the heart Cardiac Muscle

Biology Nervous System Crossword

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Crossword
Description

An electrochemical pulse that moves long the membrane of a neuron Nerve impulse
The protective coverings of the brain and spinal cord Meninges
The brain region that receives general sensations and relays impulses to a parietal lobe Thalamus
The region of the brain that controls involuntary activities Hypothalamus
Part of the neuron that receives nerve impulses and transmits them toward the cell body Dendrite
The series of neurons that produces a single reaction in response to a stimulus Reflex arc
The white fatty membrane that protects the neuron Myelin Sheath
The part of the nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord Central Nervous System
The part of the neuron with the greatest diameter; contains the nucleus Cell Body
The junction between the axon and dendrite Synapse
The part of the brain containing motor and sensory centers: controls voluntary movement Cerebrum
Part of the brain that monitors and adjusts body activities Cerebellum
The gray matter of the cerebrum Cerebral Cortex
Part of the brain; Relay center between spinal cord and brain; reflex center Medulla oblongata
A rounded portion of the lower brain that relays information from one side of th brain to the other Pons
The nervous tissue that conducts messages between the brain and the peripheral body parts Spinal cord
The functional unit of the nervous system. The cell that receives and distributes nerve impulses. Neuron
The chemicals responsible for extending the nerve impulse from one cell to the next Neurotransmitters