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aroma
mouth
nasal cavity
nose
sense
smell
sniff
taste
taste buds
tongue

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

Taste word search

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

Chapter 3, Sensation and Perception Crossword

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Technical name for the sense of smell olfaction
The specialized sensory receptors for taste that are located on the tongue and inside the mouth and throat Taste buds
The technical name for the sense of location and position of body parts in relation to one another Kinesthetic sense
The technical name for the sense of balance, or equailibrium Vestibular sense
The use of visual cues to perceive the distance or three-dimensional characteristics of objects Depth perception
Distance or depth cues that require the use of both eyes Binocular cues
The tendency to perceive objects or situations from a particular frame of reference Perceptual set
Founder of Gestalt psychology Max Wertheimer
The process of detecting a physical stimulus, such as light, sound, heat, or pressure Sensation
The process of integrating, organizing, and interpreting sensations. perception
Principle of sensation that holds that the size of the just noticeable difference will vary depending on its relation to the strength of the original stimulus. webers law
The distance from one wave peak to another wavelength
The process by which the lens changes shape to focus incoming light so that it falls on the retina accommodation
The long, thin, blunt, sensory receptors of the eye that are highly sensitive to light, but not to color, and that are primarily responsible for peripheral vision and night vision. Rods
Coiled fluid-filled inner-ear structure that contains the basilar membrane and hair cells cochlea
part of the ear that collects sound waves; consists of the pinna, the ear canal, and the eardrum outer ear
Property of color that corresponds to the purity of the light wave. Saturation

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

Respiratory System Crossword Puzzle

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the cavity behind the nose and above the roof of the mouth that filters air and moves mucus and inhaled contaminants outward and away from the lungs. Nasal Cavity
voice box-passageway for air moving from pharynx to trachea; contains vocal cords. Larynx
one of the tubules forming the respiratory system. Trachea
The passages that branch from the trachea and direct air into the lungs. Bronchi
the paired organs in the thoracic cavity where gas exchange takes place between air in the alveoli and blood in the pulmonary capillaries. Lungs
progressively smaller tubular branches of the airways. Bronchioles
tiny sacs of lung tissue specialized for the movement of gases between air and blood. Alveoli
short structures projecting from a cell and containing bundles of microtubules that move a cell through its surroundings or move fluid over the cell's surface. Cilia
protective secretion of the mucus membranes. Mucus
passing or able to pass air in and out of the lungs normally. Breathing
the metabolic processes certain organisms obtaining energy from organic molecules. Respiration
the exchange of gases between the air in the alveoli and the blood in the pulmonary capillaries. external respiration
the uppermost cartilage of the larynx; covers the larynx during swallowing epiglottis
inhalation; the intake of air into the lungs inspiration
any of the fine branching blood vessels that form a network between the arterioles and venules. Capillaires

Scent of Smell Word Search

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rank
fragrance
nose
Body Odor
Scent
anosmia
sinus
foulness
Smell
septum
perfume
Sense
whiff
sniff
stink
turbinate

Anatomy & Physiology of the Ear, Nose, & Throat Crossword

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The throat helps informing speech
Sinus located deep in the face behind the nose that does not develop until adolescence Sphenoid
Small moveable bones in the middle ear ossicles
Opening into the nasal passsage passsade Nostrils
Connects the middle ear to the throat/nasopharynx Eustachiantube
Snail-shaped portion of the boney labyrinth Cochlea
The organ of smell and breathing nose
Flap tissue that prevents food and irritants from entering the lungs Epiglottis
Sinus located in the area of the forehead that does not develop until 7 yearsof age Frontal
Seperates the middle ear from the external ear Eardrum
The membrane protected by the external ear Tympanic
The medical name for the nose is the external meatus
Medical term external ear pinna
The ear is divided functionally and anatomically into three
Commonly know as the voice box Larynx
Sinus located around the area of the cheeks maxillary
Medical term for earwax cerumen
The throat consists of the larynx and pharynx
Four-paired air-filled cavities near the nasal passages sinuses
Lined with mucous membranes and cilla Nasal passages
Receptors for balance are found in this portion of the inner ear vestibule
Protect aganist infection in early childhood Tonsils
The pharynx connects the nose and mouth to the larynx and esophgaus
One of ossicles Malleus
Sound waves are converted into impulses in the inner ear electrical
The region of the ear that functions in the vestibular system inner
Divides the nasal passages into right and left sides Septum
The cochlea contains the nerves for Hearing
The organ of balance/equilibruim and detection of sound Ear
Tonsils and adenoids are made up of this type of tissue Lymph

Respiratory System Terminology Crossword

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the entire process of gas exchange between the atmosphere and the cells respiration
a hollow space behind the nose nasal cavity
bones that curl out from lateral walls of the nasal cavity on each side, dividing the cavity into passageways nasal conchae
air-filled spaces located within the maxillary, frontal, ethmoid, and sphenoid bones of the skull and open into the nasal cavity paranasal sinuses
or throat, is behind the oral cavity, the nasal cavity and the lyrynx; the passage way for food traveling from the oral cavity to the esophagus and for the air passing between the nasal cavity and the larynx pharynx
the enlargement in the airway at the top of the trachea and below the pharynx; it conducts air in and out id the trachea and prevents foreign objects from entering the trachea larynx
the opening between the vocal cords glottis
usually stands upright and allows air to enter the larynx; helps protect from food and liquids to enter the air passages epiglottis
windpipe trachea
consists of branched airways leading from the trachea to the microscopic air sacs in the lungs bronchial tree
arise from the trachea at the level of the fifth thoracic vertebra primary bronchi
smaller tubes that continue to divide giving rise to others bronchioles
very thin tubes, lead to the alveolar sacs alveolar ducts
leads to smaller microscopic air sacs called alveoli alveolar sacs
smaller microscopic air sacs alveoli
soft, spongy, cone-shaped organs in the thoracic cavity lungs
a layer of serous membrane visceral pleura
folded back visceral pleura attached to each surface of the lung parietal pleura
the potential space between the visceral and parietal pleurae pleura cavity
the actions providing air movements, inhalation inspiration
exhalation expiration
synthesize a mixture of lipids and proteins surfactant
iron containing protein hemoglobin
combination of oxygenated blood with the iron atoms of hemoglobin oxyhemoglobin
a deficiency of O2 reaching the tissues hypoxia
carbon dioxide bonds with hemoglobin carbaminohemoglobin

The Digestive System Crossword

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to chew (food) mastication
constriction and relaxation of the muscles of the intestine peristalsis
virtually colorless acidic fluid secreted by the stomach glands gastric juices
greenish-brown alkaline fluid that aids digestion and is secreted by the liver bile
a lesion in the lining (mucosa) of the digestive tract peptic ulcer
a serious medical condition in which the appendix becomes inflamed and painful appendicitis
each of a set of hard, bony enamel-coated structures in the jaws teeth
muscular organ in the mouth of a mammal, used for tasting tongue
any of various glands that discharge a fluid secretion and especially saliva into the mouth cavity salivary glands
a flap of cartilage at the root of the tongue epiglottis
the membrane-lined cavity behind the nose and mouth pharynx
the part of the alimentary canal that connects the throat to the stomach esophagus
the internal organ in which the major part of the digestion of food occurs stomach
a large gland behind the stomach that secretes digestive enzymes pancreas
the cecum, colon, and rectum collectively large intestine
the part of the intestine that runs between the stomach and the large intestine small intestine
tube-shaped sac attached to and opening into the lower end of the large intestine appendix
the final section of the large intestine rectum
the opening at the end of the alimentary canal through which solid waste matter leaves the body anus