Type
Crossword
Description

Which muscles function to stabilise craniovertebral joints? Suboccipital
A muscle that is innervated by the accessory nerve is ______ sternocleidomastoid
Prime mover of neck flexor Scalene
Distal attachment of _________ ________: between superior and inferior nuchal lines Obliquus capitis superior
When you nod, which muscle is responsible for turning your head ipsilaterally? _______ Capitis ______ Obliquus Inferior
All suboccipital muscles are innervated by _____ _____ of spinal nerve ____ posterior rami C1
Most superficial neck muscle? Platysma
Which muscle is the arrow pointing to? Levator Scapulae
True/ False: A distal attachment of sternocleidomastoid is the anterior-posterior sternum False
1st rib distal attachment is of which muscle? middle scalene
scalene muscles innervation is: ______ _____ spinal nerves anterior rami cervical
Head extensors (rectus capitis posterior) major and minor
Most superficial posterior neck muscle trapezius

Directional Terms/Body Regions Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Above or toward the head superior
Below or toward the feet inferior
Toward the midline medial
Away from the midline lateral
Toward the front side anterior
Toward the backside (rear) posterior
Toward the front (belly) ventral
Toward the back dorsal
Closer to the point of attachment proximal
Farther from the point of attachment distal
Closer to the surface superficial
Below the surface deep
Lying on back, face up supine
Lying on belly, face down prone
A body plane that divides the body into left and right parts sagittal
A body plane that divides the body into superior and inferior parts transverse
A body plane that divides the body into equal left and right parts midsagittal
A body plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior parts coronal

Anatomy Word Search

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Description

inferior
superior
caudal
cranial
posterior
anterior
lateral
medial
dorsal
ventral
frontal
sagittal
transverse
distal
proximal
supine
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anatomical
homeostasis
urinary
digestive
respiratory
endocrine
cardiovascular
muscular
nervous
skeletal
integumentary
histology
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Anatomical terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a part is above another part, or closer to the head superior
a part is below another part, or toward the feet inferior
toward the front anterior
towards the back posterior
toward the midline of the body medial
toward the side of the midline lateral
a part that is closer to the trunk than another point proximal
part that is further from the trunk than another point distal
in the inside deep
back side dorsal
the belly side ventral
in the outside superficial
Science dealing with the structures of humans/animals and dissections and the separation of parts anatomy
Plane that divides the body into right and left portions sagittal
Planes that divides the body into superior and inferior portions Transverse
Plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior portions Coronal
Lower middle portion hypogastric region
Upper middle portion Epigastric region

Body Structure/Anatomical Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

lying on floor face up supine
pertaining to the upper stomach region epigastric
constant internal environment homeostasis
combining form meaning tissue histo
another term for back dorsal
prefix that means away from ab
suffix that means inflammation itis
term that means to the side lateral
term that means further away from distal
pertaining to tail caudal
opposite of anterior posterior
plane that divides the body from anterior and posterior coronal plane
plane that divides the body into superior and inferior transverse plane
divides the body into equal left and right sides midsagittal
directional term that means lying face down prone
term that refers to neck cervical
cyt/o means cell
bluish discoloration of the skin cyanosis
what is the suffix that means disease pathy
the abbreviation bx means biopsy
suffix that means specialist in the study of logist

Anatomical Key Terms Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Visceral
Parietal
Superficial
Deep
Distal
Proximal
Lateral
Medial
Inferior
Superior
Posterior
Anterior

Anatomical Positions and Directions Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

left side of the person in anatomical position LEFT
right side of the person in anatomical position RIGHT
closer to the surface SUPERFICIAL
further into the body cavities DEEP
above, or towards the head SUPERIOR
below, or towards the feet INFERIOR
front of body (ventral) ANTERIOR
back of body (dorsal) POSTERIOR
describes 2 points on the same limb, closer to where it inserts PROXIMAL
describe 2 points on the same limb, further away from where it inserts DISTAL
any point closer to the midline of the body MEDIAL
any point further from the midline of the body LATERAL
standing upright, feet together, arms at sides, palms forward STANDARD POSITION

Anatomy and Physiology Chapter 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Study of the structure of the body Anatomy
Study of the functions of the body Physiology
Smallest unit of an element Atom
Smallest unit of life Cell
It is made of 11 systems that work together Organism
Toward the head Superior
Towards the back Posterior
Close to the point of attachment Distal
Towards the surface Superficial
A cut that divides the bod or organ into superior and inferior part Transverse
A cut that divides the body or organ into right and left parts Sagittal
Cavity that surrounds each lung Pleural
Cavity that contains the liver and the stomach Abdominal
A fluid that allows the organs to move without friction Serous
Feedback that reverses the stimulus Negative
Fluid found outside of the cells Extracellular
Extracellular fluid found in the blood vessels Plasma
Organ that responds to control center's output Effector
What monitors the environment Receptor
A cavity that contains 4 quadrants Abdominopelvic

Scapula Bony Landmarks Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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Prominent ridge that runs diagonally across posterior surface of scapula Spineofscapula
Thin edge of scapula closer to vertebral column Medialborder
Flattened, expanded process at the high point of the shoulder Acromion
tubercle located on the lateral part of the scapula, inferior to (below) the glenoid cavity. infraglenoidtubercle
Lateral end. Surface of attachment for supraspinatus muscle of shoulder. supraspinousfossa
shallow depression that accepts head of humerus (arm bone) to form glenohumeral (shoulder joint) Glenoidfossa
surface of attachment for infraspinatus muscle of shoulder infraspinousfossa
Projection of anterior surface at the lateral end of superior border of scapula. tendons of muscles and ligaments attach. coracoidprocess
where superior border meets the medial border superiorangle
slightly hallowed out area on anterior surface of scapula, has surface of attachment for subscapularis muscle subscapulafossa
where the medial and lateral borders join, at the bottom inferiorangle
prominent indention along superior border through which suprascapular nerve passes suprascapulanotch
prominent bony point at the junction of the lateral border of acromion and the spine of scapula. angleofacromion
region of the scapula from which the long head of the biceps brachii muscle originates. It is a small, rough projection superior to the glenoid cavity near the base of the coracoid process. supraglenoidtubercle
Thick edge of scapula closer to arm lateralborder

Fun Sports Med Terms! Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Rotary movement around the longitudinal axis of a bone toward the midline of the body. internal Rotation
Farther from the midline lateral
distal attachment of a muscle or the part that attaches farthest from the midline insertion
away from the skin deep
proximal attachment of a muscle or the part that attaches closest to the midline origin
is a standardized method of observing or imaging the body that allows precise and consistent anatomical references. anatomical position
lying face up supine
inflammation of the tendon tendonitis
Movement medially toward the midline of the trunk in the frontal plane adduction
Closer to the trunk of the body proximal
fibrous connective tissue that connects muscles to bones tendon
Farther from the trunk of the body distal
below inferior
the central, fleshy portion of the muscle that generally increases in diameter belly
lying face down prone
break in a bone fracture
closer toward the midline medial
imaginary line down the middle of the body midline
in front of anterior
Joint that performs only flexion and extension hinge
above superior
Pull,tear, stretch of a ligament sprain
Pull,tear, stretch of muscle strain
same side ipsilateral
deep bruise contustion
Straightening movement that results in an increase of the angle in a joint by moving bones apart extension
opposite side contralateral
connects bone to bone ligament
Joint that permits movements in all planes ball and socket
close to the skin superior
behind (in back of) posterior
Rotary movement around the longitudinal axis of a bone away from the midline of the body. external rotation
middle intermediate
Bending movement that results in a decrease of the angle in a joint by bringing bones together flexion

Medical Terminology Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

abdominal
adipose
anatomy
anterior
bioloby
cardiovascular
cephallic
cervical
coccygeal
cranial
cytology
distal
dorsal
embryology
epigastric
epithelial
erect
excretory
fibrous
gastrointestinal
histology
hypochondriac
hypogastric
inferior
inguinal
ipsilateral
lateral
lumbar
lymphatic
medial
mediolateral
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neurological
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pathology
pelvic
physiology
pleural
posterior
prone
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reproductive
respiratory
sacral
sagittal
spinal
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supine
thoracic
transverse
umbilical
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ventral
visceral