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actin
als
anaerobic
contraction
degeneration
glycolosis
krebs cycle
lactic acid
lou gehrigs disease
Muscles
muscular dystrophy
myosin
myotonic
tropomyosin
troponin

Muscles and Muscle Contraction Crossword

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Crossword
Description

needed to release the crossbridge ATP
place where the nerve and muscle meet (no space) neuromuscularjunction
conducts the action potential down in to the muscle (no hyphen) ttubule
binds calcium troponin
stores calcium (no space) sarcoplasmicreticulum
distance from one Z line to the next sarcomere
blocks the myosin binding site tropomyosin
bending of the crossbridge (no space) powerstroke
found in the muscle cell fibers myofibrils
formed between myosin and actin (no space) crossbridge
thin filament protein actin
thick filament protein myosin
connects muscle to bone tendon

Cellular Respiration Word Search

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Description

Cytoplasm
Inner membrane
Matrix
Energy
ATP
Electron Carrier
Aerobic
Anaerobic
Calorie
Glucose
Oxygen
Electron transport chain
Krebs cycle
Glycolysis
Alcoholic fermentation
Lactic acid fermentation
Cellular respiration
Mitochondria

Muscles Crossword Puzzle!

Type
Crossword
Description

Look at Image #1, what are the structures in red? Myosin Filaments
In skeletal muscle, which muscle protein blocks the cross-bridge binding site on actin? Tropomyosin
The muscle protein involved in muscle contraction that pairs with Tropomyosin in the thin filaments, within the skeletal muscles. Troponin
The state of the skeletal muscle shown in Image #2 Relaxed
The ion that binds to troponin to contract a muscle, by pulling tropomyosin away from the cross-bridge binding site. Calcium
Another name for long fibered muscles or paralleled muscles. Fusiform
The term/name used to describe a straight muscle. Rectus
The largest gluteal muscle. Gluteus Maximus
The abbreviation for the area of muscles that is proportional to muscle force. PCSA
The state of the skeletal muscle shown in Image #3 Activated
Muscle growth from heavy training is muscle... Hypertrophy
The type of skeletal muscle fiber that is small in diameter and fatigue resistant. Slow Oxidative
Image #4 shows a muscle contracting but not shortening, this is an example of what type of contraction Isometric
Name the five individual units that make up the motor neuron shown in Image #5. Single Motor Unit
Action potentials in the motor neuron cause the release of this chemical Acetylcholine
The point where a muscle connects to but never moves. Origin
During what phase of muscle movement is indicated in Image #6 Contraction
The type of contraction in Image #7 Eccentric
Lack of muscle activity resulting in decrease in muscle mass. Muscle Atrophy
With long term inactivity, this replaces muscle fibers. Fibrous Tissue
The muscle shown in Image #8 Sartorius
Another word commonly used for the term “externus”. Superficialis
Name the large, easily fatigued muscle fibers shown in the photo below. Fast Oxidative
Muscle architecture found in the superficial, lateral surface of the shoulder, in Image #9 Multipennate
Muscle found under the scapula that helps form the rotator cuff in Image #10, shown in the arrow below Subscapularis
The muscle responsible for abducting the thigh at the hip, inserted at the anterior surface of the greater trochanter, shown in Image #11 Gluteus Minimus
Fiber length is determined by the number of ____________ in a series, in Image #12 Sarcomeres
As part of the ____ system, muscle acts to produce force. Lever
A twisting force that tends to cause rotation. Torque

Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Word Search

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osmosis
ADP
protein
carbohydrate
bilayer
sunlight
muscle contraction
yeast
pyruvate
water
products
reactants
chlorophyll
granum
stroma
glycolysis
light energy
lactic acid
fermentation
aerobic
anaerobic
cristae
thylakoid
glucose
carbon dioxide
heterotroph
autotroph
ATP
chloroplast
mitochondria
oxygen
cellular respiration
photosynthesis

Cellular Respiration Word Search

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Description

ALCOHOL
ANAEROBIC FERMENTATION
ATP
CARBON DIOXIDE
CELLULAR RESPRIATION
CYTOPLASM
ELECTRON TRANSPORT CHAIN
ELECTRONS
EQUATION
GLUCOSE
GLYCOLYSIS
KREB'S CYCLE
LACTIC ACID
MATRIX
MITOCHONDRIA
OXYGEN
PYRUVIC ACID
WATER

Non Communicable Diseases Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions. Alzheimers
Condition where pigments is lost from areas of skin, causing white patches Vitiligo
Inflammation of subcutaneous connective tissue Cellulitis
nervous system disease that weakens muscles and impacts physical function Lou Gehrigs Disease
A chronic inflammatory disorder affecting many joints, including those in the hands and feet Arthritis
Widespread muscle pain and tenderness Fibromyalgia
a metabolic disease in which the body’s inability to produce any or enough insulin causes elevated levels of glucose in the blood Diabetes
condition in which a person's airways become inflamed, narrow and swell, and produce extra mucus, which makes it difficult to breathe Asthma
group of genetic diseases that cause progressive weakness and loss of muscle mass Dystrophy
cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts Cancer

Muscles & Muscle Tissue pt.2 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

have different contraction speeds Muscle fibers
he condition in which muscles of the body remain semi-contracted for an extended period Muscle Tension
s the continuous and passive partial contraction of the muscles Muscle Tone
a small, local, involuntary muscle contraction and relaxation which may be visible under the skin Muscle Twitch
the filaments of myofibrils, constructed from proteins, principally myosin or actin. Myofilaments
an iron- and oxygen-binding protein found in the muscle tissue of vertebrates in general and in almost all mammals. Myoglobin
a large superfamily of motor proteins that move along actin filaments, while hydrolyzing ATP. myosin
the fixed attachment, while the insertion moves with contraction. origin
the sheath of connective tissue surrounding a bundle of muscle fibers. perimysium
the fine transparent tubular sheath that envelops the fibers of skeletal muscles. sarcolemma
a structural unit of a myofibril in striated muscle, consisting of a dark band and the nearer half of each adjacent pale band. sarcomere
also known as connectin, is a protein that, in humans, is encoded by the TTN gene. titin
a deep invagination of the sarcolemma, which is the plasma membrane of skeletal muscle and cardiac muscle cells. transverse tubule
a protein involved in muscle contraction. It is related to myosin and occurs together with troponin in the thin filaments of muscle tissue. tropomyosin
very sensitive and specific indicators of damage to the heart muscle (myocardium). troponin
muscle whose action is normally controlled by an individual's will; mainly skeletal muscle, composed of parallel bundles of striated, multinucleate fibers voluntary muscle
A sarcomere is defined as the segment between two neighboring ____-lines z-disc

Muscles & Muscle Tissue Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

what is the dark-staining anisotropic cross striations in the myofibrils of muscle fibers, comprising regions of overlapping thick (myosin) and thin (actin) filaments. A-Bands
what is essential for such important cellular functions as the mobility and contraction of cells during cell division. Actin
what is a chemical that binds to a receptor and activates the receptor to produce a biological response. Agonist
______ agonist muscles often occur in pairs, called antagonistic pairs. Antagonist
The three different types of muscular ________ Contractions
a wispy layer of areolar connective tissue that ensheaths each individual myocyte (muscle fiber, or muscle cell). Endomysium
a sheath of fibrous elastic tissue surrounding a muscle. epimysium
a bundle of structures, such as nerve or muscle fibers. Fasicles
The region of a striated muscle fibre that contains only thick (myosin) filaments H-Zone
the thick filaments, are bipolar and extend throughout the A-band. They are cross-linked at the centre by the M-band. I-Bands
The origin is the fixed attachment, while the _____ moves with contraction. insertion
a type of strength training in which the joint angle and muscle length do not change during contraction (compared to concentric or eccentric contractions, called dynamic/isotonic movements). isometric contraction
(1) concentric and (2) eccentric contractions are _____ isotonic contraction
In producing a body movement, bones act as ____ and joints function as fulcrums of these ____. lever
also an agonist load
the attachment site for the thick filaments. M-line
A _____ unit is made up of a motor neuron and the skeletal muscle fibers innervated by that motor neuron's axonal terminals. motor unit
the decline in ability of a muscle to generate force. muscle fatigue

Cellular Respiration Word Search

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Description

REDUCTION
CITRIC ACID CYCLE
CHEMIOSMOSIS
HETEROTROPH
AUTOTROPH
MITOCHONDRIA
PYRUVATE
OXIDIZED
HYDROLYZE
WATER
GLUCOSE
ATP
PROTEINS
FERMENTATION
ANAEROBIC
OXYGEN
ENERGY
AEROBIC
NADH
ELECTRON TRANSPORT CHAIN
ADP
CHEMICAL ENERGY
METABOLISM
CELLULAR RESPIRATION
KREBS CYCLE
CARBON DIOXIDE
GLYCOLYSIS

Muscle Physiology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What makes up 75% of the muscle water
What design is muscle in appearance striated
What is stored in the Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Calcium
What is the main protein in the thin filament Actin
What type of actin is a double stranded helix Fibrous
Troponin T (TnT) has a strong affinity for what tropomyosin
What type of band does light not scatter equally anisotropic
How many binding sites do fast muscle have two
Each myosin head works... independently
What forms between the myosin and actin crossbridge
What is ACH decomposed by when the AP stops cholinesterase
What size motor units are recruited first small
what nerves involves sensory information to the brain afferent
What provides information about the stretch of muscles to the brain musclespindle
What is an increase in fiber size hypertrophy
what type of contraction shortens the muscle concentric
What type of contraction causes the most damage eccentric
What type of protein connects membrane to matrix inside fiber fibronectin
Most DOMS damage is repaired after....days ten
What do Slow Twitch fibers use for fuel lactate