Type
Crossword
Description

The ____________ Principle states that there is always an exchange of evidence Locard
Hair is considered to be ___________ evidence Class
Complex proteins that make up hair Polymers
A tube like organ from which hair grows Follicle
A hairs __________ is imbedded in the follicle Root
Hair can be tested for drugs and ________________. Poisons
The hair __________ extends past the skin layer Shaft
The innermost part of a hair strand Medulla
The Outermost part of a hair strand Cuticle
The Cuticle is made of tough overlapping _________. Scales
Where hair pigment is found Cortex
Tiny air sacs found in the cortex CorticalFusi
The cross-section shape of curly hair Oval
The cross-section shape of straight hair Round
Hair that is Undulated Wavy
Phase of hair that has been growing for 3 to 5 years Anogen
Phase of hair that is ready to fall out Telogen
The ______________ Index is a number calculated for a specific hair medullary
A polymer found in the cortex Keratin
Found in the hair root DNA
The poison that was found in Napoleon's hair Arsenic
Asians and Native americans typically have a _______________ Medulla continuous

Hair and Fiber Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Scale structure covering exterior of the hair Cuticle
Main body of the hair shaft Cortex
Cell column running through the center of the hair Medulla
Initial growth phase during which the hair follicle actively produces hair Anagen phase
Transition stage between the anagen and telogen phases of hair growth Catagen phase
The final growth stage in which hair naturally falls out of the skin telogen phase
Translucent piece of tissue surrounding the hair shaft near the root that contains the richest source of DNA associated with the hair follicular tag
DNA that is present in the nucleus of a cell and that is inherited from both parents nuclear dna
DNA present in small structures outside the nucleus of a cell mitochondrial DNA
fibers derive from animal or plant sources Natural fibers
fibers derived from either natural or synthetic polymers manufactured fibers
two or more atoms held together by chemical bonds molecule
substance composed of a large number of atoms that are usually arranged in repeating units polymer
molecule with a high molecular mass macromolecule
basic unit of structure from which a polymer is constructed monomer
soft, warm, wool-like, quick drying, retains shape Acrylic
thermal bonding, self bulking, unique cross sections biocomponent
strong, soft, absorbent, good dyeablity lyocell
white, dyeable, flame resistant, low thermal conductivity melamine
soft, abrasion and flame resistant, resists acids modacrylic
exceptionally strong, supple, resists damage from oil and chemicals nylon
strong, resistant to stretching and shrinking, crisp when wet or dry polyester
can be stretched 500% without breaking spandex
extremely flame resistant, will not burn or melt PBI
highly absorbent, versatile, good drapability rayon

Chapter 3 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Material that connects an individual or thing to a certain group Class evidence
A compound microscope that allows the side-by-side comparison of samples, such as hair or fibers Comparison microscope
The region of a hair located outside of the medulla containing granules of pigment Cortex
The tough outer covering of a hair composed of overlapping scales Cuticle
The actively growing root or base of a hair containing DNA and living cells Hair follicle
A kind of evidence that identifies a particular person or thing Individual evidence
A type of fibrous protein that makes up the majority of the cortex of a hair Keratin
The central core of a hair fiber Medulla
Bits of pigment found in the cortex of a hair Melanin granules
A method of analysis that determines composition of elements in a sample Neutron activation analysis
Small but measurable amounts of physical or biological material found at a crime scene Trace evidence

Hair and Fibers Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the initial growth phase during which the hair follicle actively produces hair anagen phase
the scale structure covering the exterior of the hair cuticle
the main body of the hair shaft cortex
a cellular column running through the center of the hair medulla
a transition stage between the anagen and telogen phases of hair growth catagen phase
the final growth phase in which hair naturally falls out of the skin telogen phase
a translucent piece of tissue surrounding the hair's shaft near the root that contains DNA follicular tag
DNA that is present in the nucleus of a cell and that is inherited from both parents nuclear DNA
the case involving the murder of Caylee Anthony and included hair evidence in her mother's car trunk Casey Anthony case
DNA present in small structures outside the nucleus of a cell mitochondrial DNA
fibers derived entirely from animal or plant sources natural fibers
fibers derived from either natural or synthetic polymers manufactured fibers
a substance composed of a large number of atoms that are usually arranged in repeating units polymer
two or more atoms held together by chemical bonds molecule
a molecule with a high molecular mass macromolecule
the basic unit of structure from which a polymer is constructed monomer
the first manufactured fiber produced in 1911 rayon
you can collect hair by placing it in this paper bindle
you can not determine this by hair unless they're an infant age
the term for fake hair synthetic hair

Hair and Fiber Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

what part of the hair shaft distinguishes by pattern? Cuticle
surrounds the shaft near the root and contains the richest source of DNA Follicular Tag
main body of the hair shaft cortex
cellular column running through the center of the hair medulla
first stage of hair growth anagen
the resting phase of hair growth telogen
transition phase of hair growth catagen
oval cross-section shape caucasian
round cross-section shape mongoloid
flat cross-section shape negroid
fiber derived from animal or plant sources natural
fiber derived from either natural or synthetic polymers manufactured
first manufactured fiber rayon
fiber solely made from chemicals synthetic
most prevalent plant fiber cotton
how the fiber refracts in light birefringence
what can you not tell by looking at the hair age
fiber that is treated and dissolved to make a fiber regenerated
manufactured fiber in 1939 nylon
naturally falling out hair has a what shaped root bulbous

Cosmetology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Middle layer of the hair Cortex
Outermost layer of the hair Cuticle
Tube like depression or pocket in the skin or scalp that contains the hair root Follicle
Lowest part of a hair strand Hair bulb
The number of individual hair strands found on 1 square inch of scalp Hair density
Ability of the hair to stretch and return to its original length without breaking Hair elasticity
The part of the hair contained within the follicle, below the surface of the scalp Hair root
The portion of the hair that projects beyond the skin Hair shaft
Hair flowing in the same direction Hair stream
Thickness or diameter of the individual hair strands Hair texture
Innermost layer of the hair Medulla
Highly contagious disease caused by mites that burrow under the skin Scabies
Oil glands of the skin connected to hair follicles Sebaceous glands
Long hair found on the scalp Terminal hair
Amount of movement in the hair strand; described as straight, wavy, curly, and extremely curly Wave pattern

Cosmetology crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Units that are joined together end to end by peptide bonds to form the polypeptide chains that comprise proteins Amino Acids
Lowest part of a hair strand; the thickened, club-shaped structure that forms the lower part of the hair root Hair bulb
Tiny grains of pigment in the cortex that give natural color to the hair Melanin
Middle layer of the hair; a fibrous protein core formed by elongated cells containing melanin pigment Cortex
Tube-like depression or pocket in the skin or scalp that contains the hair root Follicle
Tuft of hair that stands straight up Cowlick
Oil glands of the skin connected to hair follicles Sebaceous dermatitis
Hair that forms Ina circular pattern, as on the crown Whorl
Innermost layer of the hair, composed of round cells; often absent in fine hair Medulla
The portion of hair that projects beyond the skin Hair shaft
A weak, temporary side bond between adjacent polypeptide chains Salt bond
Long hair found on the scalp, as well on legs, arms, and body of both males and females Terminal hair
Thickness or or diameter of the individual hair strands Hair texture
Technical term for for beaded hair Monilethrix
Abnormal hair loss Alopecia

Hair and Fiber Evidence Extra Credit Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

anagen
asbestos
catagen
chemical
comparison
cotton
cuticle
DNA
dye
eumelanin
fiber
fiberglass
follicle
imbricate
keratin
medulla
natural
pattern
pheomelanin
plant
polyester
polymer
satin
silk
similar
spinous
synthetic
telogen
textile
thread
transfer
trilobal
twill
warp
weave
weft
wool
yarn

Hairy Fibers Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The study of form and structure Morphology
Complex cross linked proteins Polymer
Outside covering of the hair shaft Cuticle
Spongy interior core of hair Medulla
Middle layer that provides strength to the hair Cortex
The tough protein polymer that makes up the protein cortex Keratin
Air sacs contained within the cortex Cortical Fusi
Period in which the hair grows Anagen
Period in which the hair dies Telogen
Period of intermediate period of hair growth; lasting about 3 weeks Catagen
Hair style that has a crescent moon shape Kinky
This is found in every hair root DNA
Hair style with an oval cross section Curly
The sub-layer of skin Dermis
Outermost layer of skin Epidermis
A link between an unknown sample and known evidence. Association
Term used in forensics to describe a sample of known origin Exemplar
One-millionth of a meter or one thousandth of a millimeter(mm). Micrometer
Molecule consisting of many repeating identical units Polymer
Cloth, typically produced by weaving or knitting textile fibers. Fabric
A slender threadlike object or fiber, especially one found in animal or plant structures. Filament
(in weaving) the crosswise threads on a loom over and under which other threads (the warp) are passed to make cloth. Weft
A fabric made up of two or more different parts Blend
Term used in forensics to describe a sample of unknown origin Questioned
A natural pigment found in the skin Melanin

Chapter 3 Hair Analysis Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a tool that allows the side-by-side comparison of hair samples comparison microscope
genetic material in the nucleus of a cell nuclear DNA
located outside the medulla; contains granules of pigment cortex
genetic material that can only be inherited from the mother mtDNA
bits of pigment in the cortex of a hair melanin granules
the central core of a hair medulla
the tough outer covering of a hair; composed of overlapping scales cuticle
the actively growing base of a hair; contains DNA and living cells hair follicle
a chemical test performed on hair; can identify and quantify drugs and toxins, gas chromatography
a fibrous protein that makes up the majority of the cortex of a hair keratin
part of the hair above the follicle; contains mitochondrial DNA hair shaft
occurs when hair from crime scenes is transferred to other locations secondary transfer

Forensic Hair and Fiber Analysis Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The transition phase, were the hair growth decreases for two to three weeks Catagen phase
The initial growth phase during which the hair follicle is actively producing hair. Anagen Phase
Outside covering, made of overlapping scales Cuticle
The hair growth has ended by this stage Telogen Phase
It is the inside layer running down the center of the cortex Medulla
The inner layer made up of keratin and is embedded with pigment Cortex
How many medulla patterns are there? Five
It is one unbroken line of color Continuous
It is a pigmented line unevenly spaced Fragmented
A pigmented line that is broken at regular intervals Interrupted
What are plant fibers made of? Cellulose
_______ come from animals, plants, and minerals that are mined from the ground. Natural fibers
When fibers are transferred directly to a victim or to a suspect it is a _____ Direct transfer
Asbestos is an example of a _______ Mineral fiber
All animal fibers are made of ________ Proteins
If fibers are transferred from the original source to a suspect and then to a victim, it is a _______ Secondary transfer