Type
Crossword
Description

What is the first main muscle type? Skeletal
Whar is a second main muscle type? Cardiac
What is a third type of main muscle type? Smooth
What is one of the things that dont get its movements goverened by the muscle system Sperm Cells
SKeletal Muscles form the _____ of the muscle system most
The skeletal muscles generate most of our: motion
The smallest skeletal muscle is called: stapedius
SKeleal muscles are connected to what nervous system? Somatic
What is one type of muscle fibers? Slow twitch
What is a second type of muscle fibers? Fast Twitch
The bodies Smooth and Cardiac muscles are controlled by which nervous system? autonomic
How many muscles are in the muscle network? 650
How many muscles are used to lift your foot, propel it forward, then set it down? 250
As muscles work they produce: Heat
What muscle connects our cheek to your teeth? buccinator

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

Body System Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Which system removes waste materials from our body Urinary
Which system allows us to move different parts of our body? Muscular
Which system protects the organs of the body? Skeletal
Which system takes and removes air from out bodies respiratory
Which system breaks down food in our body? digestive
Which system is made up of parts that help move substances throughout the body? circulatory
Which system is the control center of our body? Nervous
Passage by which food goes from mouth to stomach esophagus
Absorbs vitamins and minerals in the digestive system smallintestine
Absorbs water from remaining indigestible food matter Largeintestine
The bones are connected by? ligaments
Blood cells are produced where? bonemarrow
A major organ that is known as the command center of the body Brain
It takes more muscles to frown than to____________? smile
The type of muscle that moves involuntary is called Smooth
The type of muscle that is voluntary is called skeletal
The type of muscle that makes up the heart cardiac

Human Body Systems Crossword Puzzle

Type
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

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

Tissues Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

type of epithelia that is found in the urinary bladder transitional
tissue that receives and conducts electrochemical impulses nervous
type of connective tissue where cells are surrounded by a very hard matrix that contains calcium salts bone
type of cartilage that is found in the larynx, ribs, and ends of bones hyaline
type of connective tissue that is soft and pliable and underlies the skin areolar
type of tissue that is specialized to contract to produce movement muscle
type of connective tissue that is less hard and more flexible than bone cartilage
type of muscle contraction produced by smooth muscle that allows material to move along a tube in one direction peristalsis
structure that the lower surface of epithelial cells rests upon basement membrane
epithelia that lines most of the respiratory tract pseudostratified
type of connective tissue that forms the framework of filter organs like the spleen and lymph nodes reticular
voluntary mucscle tissue skeletal
type of connective tissue that consists of a non living plasma, red cells, white cells, and platelets blood
cells of connective tissue "live" in a cavity called ___. lacuna
type of connective tissue that makes up tendons and ligaments densefibrous
dark and light areas called ___ can be seen in skeletal muscle striations
flat epithelia that is in multiple layers stratifiedsquamous
type of cell found within columnar epithelia secretes mucus goblet
involuntary muscle tissue found in the heart cardiac
tissue type that lines organs and is responsible for protection, secretion, absorption, and filtration epithelia
nonliving substance found outside connective tissue cells and is made of structureless ground substance and fibers extracellularmatrix
type of connective tissue that insulates the body from temperature changes and protects from mechanical damage adipose
type of connective tissue that surrounds and protects the soft organs bone
columnar epithelia that appears to be in multiple layers but is not pseudostratified
epithelia that is found in the esophagus, mouth, and outer portion of the skin stratifiedsquamous
type of gap junction found in cardiac muscle that allows quick communication between heart cells intercalateddisc

Muscular System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is membrane on the bone? Periosteum
What connects muscle to bone? Tendon
What muscle relaxes when the others contract? Antagonist
What is the study of muscles? Miology
Which muscle is most responsible for movement? Prime Mover
Which type of muscle is voluntary? Skeletal
Which muscle fibers would you find in the abdominal muscles? Parallel
What muscle aids the prime mover? Synegist
Which muscles are not striated? Smooth
What gives the muscles the ability to shorten lengthwise? Contractility
What wraps around muscle fibers? Endomysium
What is the first layer of connective tissue? Fascia
What contains actin and myosin? Myofilaments
What gives the muscle the ability to regain its original shape after being stretched? Elasticity
What gives the muscle the ability to stretch and return to its original length? Extensibility
What type of muscle is found inside intestines and muscles of inspiration? Smooth
What membrane wraps around fascicles? Perimysium
What contains either chol or ach? Vesicles
What is the neurotransmitter that causes muscular contraction? Acetylcholine
What is the neurotransmitter that degrades ach and ends muscular contraction? Cholinesterase
What nerve sends the signal to the muscle to contract? Motor Neuron
Where is ATP produced? Mitchondria
What contains DNA? Nucleus
What are the tubes that run throughout the muscles? Transverse Tubules
What type of muscles are only found in the heart? Cardiac
What type of muscle is responsible for movement? Skeletal
What are the small cylinder shapes within fascicles? Muscle fibers
What is the powerhouse of the cell? Mitochondria
What refers to a cell? cyte
What refers to muscle? Myo

Animal Anatomy & Physiology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the largest portion of muscle that moves the skeleton? Skeletal
What muscle controls the movement of internal organs? Smooth
Longest bones in the body (2 words) Long Bones
Where are short bones mostly found? Joints
What type of bone is make up the spine? Irregular
"Nares" Nostrils
"Voice Box" Larynx
System that circulates blood and carries oxygen (2 words) Circulatory Sytem
What are small veins called? Venules
Control center of the nervous system Brain
Long, fiber-like structures that send messages from the body to the brain Nerves
Passageway from bladder for urine to exit the body Urethra
Stores urine til it is excreted Bladder
Muscles that make up the heart Cardiac
Least common type of joint found in body Gliding
These prevent collapsing of airway in trachea (2 words) Cartilage Rings
Principle organ of respiratory system Lungs
Long bundle of nervous tissue extending from the brains to the lumbar vertebrae (2 words) Spinal Cord

Muscular/Skeletal System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

It is one of the 2 main types of muscles Volentary
Its a type of tissue that brings in brings in oxygen and nutrients Cardiac Muscle Tissue
Parts of the body where two or more bones meet Joints
Bones and cartilage (skeleton) that supports a vertebrate's body Skeletal System
Hold the bones of many joints together Ligaments
A flexible tissue Cartilage
A type of muscle only found in the heart Cardiac Muscle
Muscles that are not under your conscious control Involuntary Muscles
A type of involuntary muscles that is found in walls of many organs Smooth Muscle
Tough cords of connective tissue that attach muscles to the bones tendons

Human Body Systems Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

All the bones in your body make up your _______ Skeleton
The jelly-like substance inside of bones where new cells are created. Bone marrow
This is what holds our muscles to our bones. Tendons
Includes the brain and the spinal chord Central Nervous System
A change in your environment that you react to, such as smell Stimulus
The nervous system outside of the brain and spinal chord. Peripheral Nervous System
This system regulates temperature, reduces water loss, and protects the inside of the body from damage. Integumentary System
An action that is performed as a response to a stimulus without conscious thought. reflex
A short branched extension of a nerve cell. Dendrite
A fiber(s) that transmits impulses to the brain or spinal chord. Nerve
A nerve cell Neuron
The long threadlike part of a neuron. Axon
An organ of soft nervous tissue that is part of the central nervous system. Brain
An organ system consisting of the skeleton, smooth and cardiac muscles that allows the body to move. Muscular System
The framework of the body that protects and supports the body and internal organs. Skeletal System

The Body Systems Word Search

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Word Search
Description

VENTRICLES
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STOMACH
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SKULL
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LUNGS
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INTESTINES
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HEAR
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ESOPHAGUS
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