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bacteria
cells
collapse
functions
kidneys
lens
liver
magnifies
microscope
microscopic
nourish
nutrients
nutrition
nutritionist
observations
stimulus
systems
tissue
transplant
vaccinations

Cells Tissues & Organs Crossword

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Description

What is the basic unit of structure? Cells
Outer covering of a cell Cell membrane
Tissue that receives and carries impulses to the brain and back of the body Nerve
Tissue that anchors, connects and supports other tissue Connective
Groups of tissue with the similar functions Organs
Groups of cells with similar functions Tissue
Controls the traits children inherit from their parents Genes
Control center of the cell Nucleus
Contains smaller structures that perform cell functions Cytoplasm
Thread like structures in the nucleus Chromosomes
Tissue that stretches and contracts to let the body move Muscle
You need a ______ to study cells Microscope
Cells need food, water and ____ to live Oxygen
Tissue that covers internal and and external body surfaces Epithelial
Examples of organs are the heart, brain, liver,______ and kidneys Lungs

The Human Body Crossword

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Description

The ________ system consists of bones and the ligaments that secure the bones at joints Skeletal
The ________ system comprises both fixed and movable joints Articular
The ________ system includes the skeletal muscles that move the skeleton, the face, and other structures of the body, and give form to the body. Cardiac muscle pumps blood through the heart Muscular
The ________ system consists of the four-chambered heart; arteries conducting blood to the tissues; capillaries through which nutrients, gases, and molecular material pass to and from the tissues Cardiovascular
The ________ system is a system of vessels assisting the veins in recovering the body's tissue fluids and returning them to the heart. Lymph nodes filter lymph throughout the body Lymphatic
The ________ system consists of impulse-generating and impulse conducting tissue organized into a central nervous system (brain and spinal cord), and a peripheral nervous system(nerves) Nervous
The ________ system consists of glands that secrete chemical agents (hormones) into the tissue fluids and blood, affecting the function of multiple areas of the body Endocrine
The ________ system consists of the skin, which is provided with many glands, sensory receptors, vessels, immune cells, antibodies, and layers of cells and keratin that resist environmental factors Integumentary
The ________ system consists of the upper (nose through larynx) and lower respiratory tract (trachea through the air spaces of the lungs). Most of the tract is airway; only the air spaces (alveoli) Respiratory
The ________ system consists of an alimentary canal and glands. It performs the breakdown, digestion, and assimilation of food as well as excretion of the residua. Glands include the liver Digestive
Stones that are formed when you don't drink enough water; have to pass them to get them out Kidney stones
Parts of the kidney that filter the blood and remove waste Nephrons
Releases saliva to moisten food and begin chemical digestion Salivary gland
Produces digestive juices called bile that breaks down fat Liver
The way in which clean blood returns to the body Renal vein
Breaks down the food into smaller substances (ex: chewing) Mechanical digestion
Produces digestive juices called bile that breaks down fat Liver
Produces pancreatic enzymes to aid in breaking down food Pancreas
Digestion is completed here once food travels from the stomach; long but narrow in diameter Small intestine
The first 10-12 inches of the small intestine where nutrients for the body are absorbed and delivered to the bloodstream Duodenum

Health and Wellness Crossword

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Combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being Health
A very small parasitic bacterium, like a virus, requires the biochemical mechanisms of another cell in order to reproduce Chlamydia
A veneral disease involving inflammatory discharge from the urethra or vagina Gonorrhea
A substance that provides nourishment essential for growth and the maintenance of life Nutrient
A chronic bacterial disease that is contracted chiefly by infection during sexual intercourse, but also congenitally by infection of a developing fetus Syphilis
A band or bundle of fibrous tissue in a human or animal body that has the ability to contract, producing movement in or maintaining the position of parts of the body Muscle
The process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth Nutrition
A mineral important in building and maintaining bones, and for muscle and nerve function Calcium
A unit of energy in food Calorie
The state or condition of being in good physical and mental health Wellness
Excessive or extra weight Overweight
The scientific study of the human mind and its functions Psychology
Food that can be prepared quickly and easily and is sold in restaurants and snack bars as a quick meal or to be taken out Fast Food
The condition of being grossly fat or overweight Obesity
Wheat or any other cultivated cereal crop used as food Grain
A measure of body weight relative to height Body Mass Index
A condition that causes pain in muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons Fibromyalgia
A nutritional diagram Food Pyramid
Found only in plant foods Fiber
A hormone that is released from the adrenal glands in response to stress that facilitates fat storage and has a catabolic affect on muscle and connective tissue Cortisol
A fat-like substance that is made by the body and is found naturally in animal foods such as meat, fish, poultry, eggs, and dairy products Cholesterol
A form of vitamin A found naturally in yellow/orange vegetables and fruits Beta Carotene
Personal habits or behaviors related to the way a person lives Lifestyle Factors
High blood pressure Hypertension
A major source of energy in the diet. They are found naturally in foods such as breads, cereals, fruits, vegetables, and milk and dairy products Carbohydrate

Excretory System Crossword

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Description

Organ in the excretory system that filters waste from the blood kidneys
A tube that passes urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder ureters
A saclike structure that stores urine until it can be released urinary bladder
A tube that passes urine from the bladder to outside of body Urethra
The thin layer of tissue forming the natural outer covering of the body Skin
Pair of organs where carbon dioxide and oxygen are echanged Lungs
Organ that breaks down toxins and wastes, and has many other functions Liver
A sac that stores bile; has a small role in the excretory system though Gall bladder
Storage organ for the excretory products Large Intestine
Function to inhibit the release of urine sphincter

Microbiology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The study of microorganisms microbiology
An organism that cause disease pathogen
A food made with the help of bacteria yoghurt
microorganisms used in the brewing and baking industry yeast
A harmless dose of a disease causing microbe vaccination
A protein produced by white blood cells in response to an antigen Antibody
Resistant to a disease immune
a human disease caused by a fungus Athletes foot
A fungal disease which caused the Great Irish Famine Blight
An organism that lives in or on another living thing Parasite
A chemical which kills bacteria and fungi but not viruses Antibiotic
Organisms which feed on the dead remains of living things decomposers
The use of living things to make a product Biotechnology
A term used to describe things which can only be seen by a microscope Microscopic
Composed of only one cell Unicellular
Microorganisms are found here Everywhere
Free from microorganisms Sterile
A condition needed for the growth of microbes Water
A substance which contains food needed for the growth of microbes Nutrient Agar
How bacteria reproduce Binary Fission

Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology Crossword

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How many levels of organization are there in the human body? six
Concerns structures that cannot be seen without magnification Microscopic anatomy
The study of the function of anatomical structures Physiology
The study of the functions of the human body Human physiology
The cornerstone of human physiology is___________,the study of the functions of living cells Cell physiology
The study of the physiology of specific organs Special physiology
The study of the effects of diseases on organ or system functions Pathological
Analyzes the internal structure of indivdual cells Cytology
Considers features visible with the unaided eye Gross anatomy
Refers to the study of general form and superficalmarkings Surface anatomy
Considers the sutructure of major organs systems, which are groups of organs that function together in coordinated manner Systemic anatomy
Means "a cutting open" the study of in ternal and external structures ans the relationships between body parts Anatomy
The study of how living organisms perform their vital functions Physiology
Refers to the existance of a stable internal enivorment Homeostasis
What system delivers air to sites where gas exchange can occur between the air and circulating blood? Respiratory System

Chapter 2: Nutritional Needs Crossword

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High blood pressure Hypertension
The study of how the body uses the nutrient in food Nutrition
Starches and fiber are often called _______ carbohydrates. Complex
A condition resulting from a calcium deficiency, which is characterized by porous, brittle bones. Osteoporosis
A vitamin that dissolves in fats and can be stored in the fatty tissues of the body. Fat soluble
A mineral, such as iron or iodine, that is needed in the diet in amounts of less than 10 milligrams per day is called a(n) _____ element. Trace
A condition resulting from deficiencies of various nutrients, which is characterized by a reduced number of red blood cells in the bloodstream. Anemia
A nutrient required by the body to lubricate the joints and body cells and help regulate body temperature. Water
The bodily process of breaking food down into simpler compounds the body can use. Digestion
A disease of the nervous system resulting in a thiamin deficiency. Beriberi
A chemical chain that contains carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms. Fatty acid

Nutrition Chapter 8 Crossword

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Crossword
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Substances that the body needs to regulate bodily functions, promote growth, repair body tissues, obtain energy. Nutrients
A chemical process by which your body breaks down food to release energy. Metabolism
Energy measured in units. Calories
Nutrients made of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. Carbohydrates
A type of complex carbohydrate that is found in plants. Fiber
Supplies the body with energy, forms your cells, maintain body temperature. Fat
A waxy, fatlike substance found only in animal products. Cholesterol
They play a large role in the growth and repair of your body's tissues. Proteins
Helps the body with various processes, including the use of other nutrients. vitamins
Help protect healthy cells from the damage caused by the normal aging process. Antioxidants
Occur naturally in rocks and soil. Minerals
Your body is about 65% made up of this nutrient. Water
The process of maintaining a steady state inside your body. Homeostasis
These are contained water that regulate many processes in your cells. Electrolytes
A serious reduction in the body's water content. Dehydration
The proteins in your body are made up of these. Amino acids
A condition in which the red blood cells do not contain enough hemoglobin. Anemia
Are solid at room temperature. Saturated fats
Are liquid at room temperature. Unsaturated fats
Helps maintain water balance; nerve function. Sodium

The Human Body - An Orientation Crossword

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Description

away from the midline lateral
closer to the point of attachment proximal
same as anterior ventral
region: arm brachial
cavity: contains heart and lungs thoracic
area between hips sacral
cavity: contains brain and spinal cord dorsal
section: divides body into right and left parts sagittal
region: superior to umbilical region epigastric
system: exchanges of oxygen & carbon dioxide Respiratory
study of structure anatomy
smallest unit of life cell
control system: uses nerve impulses Nervous
another term for 'sensor' receptor
cells working together for a common function tissue
a nitrogen containing metabolic waste urea
mechanism for maintaining homeostasis is _____ feedback negative
away from the surface deep
system: includes ureters and urethra urinary
fluid that bathes the cells interstitial
example of major nutrient nutrients proteins
chemical reactions that occur within body cells metabolism
organs: generate most body heat muscles
a survival need oxygen
anatomy and physiology are _____ sciences complementary
system: site for hematopoiesis Skeletal
region: brachial arm
prefix: between inter
your integument skin
muscles and glands effectors

Microscope Crossword

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Description

The eyepiece that magnifies ten times Ocular
Connects the eye piece to the body body tube
the knob you use with the scanner lens Course adjustment knob
connects the upper part of the microscope to the base nosepiece
Holds the slide and moves up and down Stage
Holds the slide in place stage clips
lets in more or less light diaphragm
adjusts the focus to see fine detail on the high power lens fine adjustment knob
holds the microscope steady base
the name we give to the three lenses on the microscope objecive lenses
the thing we are observing under the microscope is called specimen
we observe with our five senses
the end of our lab is called the conclusion
the supplies we need in the lab materials
What we think is going to happen in the lab hypothosis