locational terms Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

lying on its back
refers toward the head
toward the tail
towards the nose
refers to the ventrum (belly) direction toward belly
refers to bottom of animal's front foot
bottom of animal's hind foot
toward the midline of body
away from the midline of the body
closeness of part to its point of origin
refer to distance of a part to its point of origin
external wound is on close to the surface
internal, wound extends far below the surface
a plane divides the body into top/bottom areas
plane divides the body into left & right parts
median plane goes through the exact median of the body, dividing into 2 mirror images
plane divides the body into (head& tail) cranial & caudal parts
lying on its belly

BODY DIRECTIONS, PLANES AND CAVITIES Crossword

BODY DIRECTIONS, PLANES AND CAVITIES Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

AWAY FROM
TOWARD THE MIDLINE
TOWARD THE BACK
FRONT
TOWARD THE SIDE OF THE BODY
DIVIDES THE BODY INTO LEFT AND RIGHT PARTS EQUALLY
REFERS TO THE HEAD OF THE BODY
TAIL
PLANE THAT DIVIDES THE BODY INTO FRONT AND BACK PARTS
HORIZONTAL PLANE
ABOVE
DEEP INSIDE THE BODY
CAVITY CONTAINING THE BRAIN
CAVITY CONTAINING THE REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS AND BLADDER
CAVITY CONTAINING THE LUNGS AND HEART
CAVITY CONTAINING THE CHEST AND ABDOMEN
CAVITY THAT CONSISTS OF THE CRANIAL AND SPINAL CAVITIES

Directional Terms/Body Regions Crossword Puzzle

Directional Terms/Body Regions Crossword Puzzle
Type
Crossword
Description

Above or toward the head
Below or toward the feet
Toward the midline
Away from the midline
Toward the front side
Toward the backside (rear)
Toward the front (belly)
Toward the back
Closer to the point of attachment
Farther from the point of attachment
Closer to the surface
Below the surface
Lying on back, face up
Lying on belly, face down
A body plane that divides the body into left and right parts
A body plane that divides the body into superior and inferior parts
A body plane that divides the body into equal left and right parts
A body plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior parts

Basic Terminology Crossword

Basic Terminology Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

belly or underside
back
towards the head
towards the tail
nose end of the head
pertaining to the head
toward the midline
away from the midline
uppermost
lowermost
nearest the midline
farthest from the midline or structure
near the surface
away from the surface
caudal surface of front paw
caudal surface of back paw
lying on back
lying on belly
lying on the side

Anatomy and Physiology Chapter 1 Vocab Crossword

Anatomy and Physiology Chapter 1 Vocab Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

This is a metabolic process that involves the building up of complex materials from simpler ones (food and oxygen) and requires energy.
This is a metabolic process that involves the breaking down and changing of complex substances into simpler ones, with a release of energy and carbon dioxide.
Means front or in front of, also known as ventral.
Means back or in back off, also known as dorsal.
This refers to direction and means skull or head end of the body.
This refers to direction and means tail end.
Means toward the midline or median plane of the body.
Means away or toward the side of the body.
Means toward the point of attachment to the body or toward the trunk of the body.
Mean away from the point of attachment or farthest from the trunk.
Imaginary anatomical dividing lines that are useful in separating body structures.
Divides the body into right and left parts.
Bisects the body into right and left halves.
Vertical cut that divides the body into anterior and posterior portions.
Horizontal cut that divides the body into upper and lower portions.
Region located just below the sternum.
Region also known as pubic area.
Cavity that encloses the teeth and tongue.
The study of tissues and organs that make up the entire body of an organism,

Body Structure/Anatomical Terms Crossword

Body Structure/Anatomical Terms Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

lying on floor face up
pertaining to the upper stomach region
constant internal environment
combining form meaning tissue
another term for back
prefix that means away from
suffix that means inflammation
term that means to the side
term that means further away from
pertaining to tail
opposite of anterior
plane that divides the body from anterior and posterior
plane that divides the body into superior and inferior
divides the body into equal left and right sides
directional term that means lying face down
term that refers to neck
cyt/o means
bluish discoloration of the skin
what is the suffix that means disease
the abbreviation bx means
suffix that means specialist in the study of

Anatomical Positions and Planes Crossword

Anatomical Positions and Planes Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

front surface
back surface
divides body into left and right sections
divides body into front and back
divides body into upper and lower sections
toward the head
away from the point of origin
deep within the body
toward the side of the body
toward the midline
lying face down
lying on back with palms upward
front of the body
cavity with contains the brain
chest cavity

Anatomical terminology Crossword

 Anatomical terminology  Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

a part is above another part, or closer to the head
a part is below another part, or toward the feet
toward the front
towards the back
toward the midline of the body
toward the side of the midline
a part that is closer to the trunk than another point
part that is further from the trunk than another point
in the inside
back side
the belly side
in the outside
Science dealing with the structures of humans/animals and dissections and the separation of parts
Plane that divides the body into right and left portions
Planes that divides the body into superior and inferior portions
Plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior portions
Lower middle portion
Upper middle portion

Anatomy Crossword

Anatomy Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

House of the brain and spinal cavity
Front aspect of the human body
Upper region of abdomen
Region on each side of abdomen
Areas which abdomen is divided
Pertaining to the abdominal segment of torso
Area surrounding umbilicus
Plane that divides body into ventral & dorsal sections
Bisects body into left & right
Imaginary planes which divides body into superior and inferior
Description of any part of the body
Branch of science concerned with bodily functions of humans
Branch of biology which deals with normal functions of organisms
Tendancy toward stable equillibrium
Enhancement of effect of its own influence
Return of part of an output
Process of growing old
What organisms are made of
Smallest unit of life
Part of an organisms that has vital functions
Group of organs working togetjer
Signle selled life form

Anatomic Positions Crossword

Anatomic Positions  Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

close to
far away
above midline
below midline
front
back
head
tail
divides the body vertically (front/back)
divides the body horizontally (top/bottom)
divides the body vertically into a right and left parts

Chapter 5: The Human Body-Planes, Directional, and Movement Terms and Anatomical Positions Worksheet

Chapter 5: The Human Body-Planes, Directional, and Movement Terms and Anatomical Positions Worksheet
Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

The superficial landmarks of the body that serve as guides to the structures that lie beneath them.
The position of reference in which the patient stands facing you, arms at the side, with the palms of the hands forward.
An imaginary plane where the body is cut into front and back parts.
An imaginary line where the body is cut into top and bottom parts.
An imaginary line where the body is cut into left and right parts.
An imaginary vertical line drawn from the middle of the forehead through the nose and the umbilicus to the floor creating equal halves.
The part of the body or any body part nearer to the head. Used as a comparative term.
The part of the body or any body part nearer to the feet. Used as a comparative term.
Parts of the body that lie further away from the midline.
Parts of the body that lie closer to the midline.
Parts of the body that are closer to the torso. Used as a comparative term for the extremities.
Parts of the body that are farther from the torso. Used as a comparative term for the extremities.
Closer to or on the skin.
Farther inside the body and away from the skin.
The anterior or belly side of the body.
Posterior or spinal side of the body.
The front of the hand.
The bottom of the foot.
The bending of a joint.
The straightening of a joint.
Motion toward the midline.
Motion away from the midline.
A body part that appears on both sides of the midline.
A body part that appears on only one side of the midline.
The sections of the abdominal cavity.