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pinna
bitter
choroidcoat
cilia
cornea
hearing
impulses
nose
olfactory
retina
smell
sour
sweet
taste
vision

5 Senses and Nervous System Review Word Search

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smell
touch
hear
taste
sight
cerebellum
medulla
cerebrum
tongue
cilia
nostrils
bitter
sour
sweet
salty
taste buds
receptor
nasal passages
cartlilage
neuron
nerve
middle ear
inner ear
outer ear
eardrum
balance
retina
brain
light
sweat glands
epidermis
hair follicles
skin
oil glands
pores
dermis

Senses Word Search

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Sound
Bitter
Sour
Taste bud
Salty
Sweet
Olfactory
Stirrup
Anvil
Hammer
Cochlea
Nerves
Hands
Nose
Mouth
Ear
Eye

The senses Crossword

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Stimulus in the internal and external environment of an organism Sensory Receptor
Two cells including rods and cones Photoreceptors
Carries auditory sensory to the inner ear then to the brain Auditory Nerve
Known as the ear drum Tympanic Membrane
Triggers nerve impulses Retina
Controls the size of a pupil Iris
Provides sense of taste Taste Bud
Sensitive to light, dark, shape and movement changes Rod
Distinguishes spacial distance between organisms and objects Lens
Small, rounded protuberance on an organ of a body Papillae
Responsible for color vision Cone
Translates sound to the nerve and impulses to send to the brain Cochlea
Detection of odor molecules Olfactory Receptors
Transmits impulses to the brain from the retina Optic Nerve
Maintain balance located in inner ear Semicircular Canal

Anatomy: The Nervous System Crossword

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Lobe; language, speech FRONTAL
Eliminates wastes from neurons in CNS MICROGLIAL
The sensory neuron AFFERENT
Lobe; auditory, olfactory (smell) TEMPORAL
Shapes and supports neuron CELL BODY
Part of the brain that controls blood pressure, heart rate, swallowing MEDULLA
Diencephalon; hormones, body temp, water balance, metabolism HYPOTHALAMUS
Forms myelin sheath in CNS OLIGODENDROCYTE
Forms myelin sheath in PNS SCHWANN
Part of the brain that controls balance CEREBELLUM
Impulses in between afferent and efferent neurons INTERNEURON
Blood-brain barrier in CNS ASTROCYTE
Slows down cardiac in PNS PARASYMPATHETIC
Lobe; vision OCCIPITAL
Involuntary in PNS; cardiac & smooth muscles AUTONOMIC
Forms myelin to support neurons in PNS SATELLITE
Lobe; sensory, taste PARIETAL
Receives message from neurons DENDRITE
Speeds up cardiac in PNS SYMPATHETIC
Wraps around axon MYELIN SHEATH
The motor neuron EFFERENT
Sends message to neurons AXON
Part of the brain that controls breathing only PONS
Voluntary in PNS; skeletal muscles SOMATIC
Cushions neuron in CNS EPENDYMAL

The Digestive System Word Search

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parotid
sublingual
sigmoid
vitamins
villi
tongue
teeth
taste
swallow
sour
sweet
bitter
salty
salivary glands
saliva
rectum
pharynx
pancreas
mouth
mastication
lubrication
liver
large intestine
jejunum
intestines
ileum
hard palate
grinding
glands
gallbladder
food
feces
esophagus
enzymes
duodenum
digestive
descending colon
colon
chew
cecum
bolus
bile
ascending colon
anus
alimentary canal
acid
absorption

Taste word search

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nose
tasty
yuck
sour
salty
sweet
bitter
smell
tongue
saliva
taste buds
taste

Sense of Taste Word Search

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Brain
Impulse
Stimulation
Sensory Fibers
Cerebrum
Gustatory Cortex
Papillae
Taste Cell
Taste Sensation
Metallic
Alkaline
Flavor
Unami
Salty
Bitter
Sour
Sweet
Taste Hairs
Taste Pore
Taste Receptor
Taste
Taste Buds

Five Senses Crossword

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The part of the ear that you see. PINNA
One of the bones of the middle ear INCUS
This turns the vibrations of sound into electrical signals that travel through the auditory nerve to the brain. COCHLEA
Sound waves travel through here to the ear drum EAR CANAL
This can get larger and smaller to allow the right amount of light for focus PUPIL
This is the outermost part of the eye which bends light and protects. CORNEA
This is used to bend the light and focus images on the back of the eye. LENS
Images are focused onto this. RETINA
The colorful part of the eye which is made of muscle that controls the size of the pupil. IRIS
Images are sent thought the ________ ___________ to the brain. OPTIC NERVE
These molecules are dissolved in the mucous membrane of the nasal cavity and are what we smell. ODERANT
The sensory cells that are found in the nasal cavity. OLFACTORY
These bumps are found on the tongue. PAPILLAE
The _______________ receptor cells are the sensory cells that taste. GUSTATORY
Skeletal, Cardiac, and this are types of muscle. SMOOTH
The mouth, nasal, and entire airway are lined with this. MUCOUS
Smallest unit of living things CELLS
The semicircular _____________ are used to sense orientation and are the organs of balance. CANALS
This Newton's law explains why we get dizzy when spinning. First
Sensory cells are called Receptors

The Nervous System Crossword

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What is the branch part of the neuron that transports messages away from the cell body. Axon
A _____ is made up of a cell body, dendrite, and axon. Neuron
The _______ nervous system is made up of the brain and spinal cord. Central
When a movement causes the spinal cord to interpret an impulse from the brain from sensory receptors this movement is called ______. Reflex
The olfactory cells in the nasal passages detect _________ in the air, transmitting these impulses as odors. Molecules
The _________ _____ in the nasal passages detect molecules in the sir, transmiting these impulses as odors. Olfactory Cells
The ear, along with detecting and transmitting _____ _____, also controls the body's balance by reacting to motion and gravity. Sounds Waves
This part of the brain coordinates voluntary muscle movements. Cerebellum
Nerve cells that conduct impulses from the brain to muscle and glands throughout your body are called _____ neurons. Motor
When an impulse reaches the end of and axon, the axon releases a chemical that flows across the synapse and relrelaysyas the impulse the ________ of the next neuron. Dendrite
Nerve cells that relay impulses from sensory nerve cells are called ____________. Internerons
Which part of the nervous system is made up of nerve cells that carry impulses to and from the brain. Spinal Cord
The rods and cones send impulses to the _____ _____, which carries them to the visual area of the cortex. Optic Nerve
When light is focused in front of the retina a person is ___________. Nearsighted
When the light focused in front of the retina a person is__________. Farsighted

Anatomy of the Eye Crossword

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Most of the eye's refractive power comes from this structure of the eye cornea
Jelly like structure that occupies the posterior cavity of the globe vitreous
Pigmented tissue lying behind the cornea that gives color to the eye iris
Opaque, fibrous protective outer layer of the eye sclera
Vascular layer of the eye lying between the retina and sclera that provides nourishment to outer layers of the retina choroid
The transparent biconvex structure situated between the iris and the vitreous lens
Transparent mucous membrane covering the outer surface of the eye except the cornea conjunctiva
Clear, watery fluid that fills the space between the back surface of the cornea and the front surface of the vitreous, bathing the lens aqueoushumor
Second cranial nerve. The largest sensory nerve of the eye that carries impulses fro sight from the retina to the brain opticnerve
Contains sensory receptors for the transmission of light, is really part of the brain retina
Black circular opening in the center of the iris that regulates the amount of light that enters the eye pupil
Tiny opening of the lacrimal canaliculus of each upper and lower eyelid punctum
The yellow spot in the center of the retina; area of acute central vision macula
Central pit in the macula that produces the sharpest vision. Contains a high concentration of cones and no retinal blood vessels. fovea
Transitional zone about 1-2 mm wide, where the cornea joins the sclera and the bulbar conjunctiva attaches to the eye limbus
Pink fleshy conjunctival tissue in the nasal corner of each eye over the semilunar fold caruncle
Structures covering the front of the eye, which protects it; distributes tear film over the exposed corneal surface eyelids
Responsible for moving the eye and are considered extrinsic extraocularmuscles
Fluid filled space inside the eye between the iris and the innermost corneal surface anteriorchamber
Radial fibers that suspend the lens from the ciliary body and hold it in position zonules