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Gene
Moody
Adult
Developing
Hormones
Growth
Embryo
fertilisation
mental
adolescents

Conception and pregnancy Word Search

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umbilical cord
amniotic fluid
amniotic sac
mesoderm
endoderm
ectoderm
womb
inheritance
development
reproduction
pregnancy
conception
ovary
vagina
uterus
baby
girl
boy
zygote
chromosomes
fallopian tube
sperm
egg
cell
blastocyst
placenta
foetus
embryo
genes
fertilisation
growth

Adolescence Word Search

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growth spirt
emotional development
mental development
social development
physical development
teens
romantic interest
new feelings
mood swings
changes
hormones
puberty
Adolescence

Adolescence. Word Search

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teenager
growth
abstract thinking
hormones
maturation
maturity
attachment
delinquint
social
intellectual
emotional
physical
development
puberty
adolescence

Sexual reproduction in flowering plants (39) Crossword

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Description

reproduction that involves only one parent - produces identical offspring. Asexual
reproduction that involves the union of two sex cells (gametes) > produces non-identical offspring Sexual
Haploid (contain half the number of chromosomes) cells capable of fusion. Gametes
Consists of the male [reproductive] parts of the flower. Stamen
Consists of the female [reproductive] parts of the flower. Carpel
the stalk part of the stamen. Filament
the part of the stamen that produces pollen. Anther
Where the pollen lands Stigma
The neck part of the carpel through which the pollen tube grows. Style
Becomes the fruit after fertilisation Ovary
Becomes the seed after fertilisation Ovule
Form of nuclear division resulting in four haploid daughter cells. Meiosis
Form of nuclear cell division resulting in two diploid daughter cells identical to parent. Mitosis
cell that has one set of chromosomes (1/2 the total #) Haploid
cell that has 2 sets of chromosomes (full amount) Diploid
The transfer of pollen from the anther to a stigma of a flower from the same species. Pollination
the transfer of pollen from the anther to a stigma on the same plant. Self-pollination
the transfer of pollen from an anther to the stigma on a different plant (of the same species) Cross-pollination
The union of the male and female gametes to form a diploid zygote. Fertilisation
The part of the plant embryo that develops into a root radicle
The part of the plant embryo that develops into the shoot Plumule
A seed leaf Cotyledon
seed that has no endosperm when fully formed non-endospermic
seed that contains some endosperm when fully formed Endospermic seed
transform from integuments to form the seed coat testa
Fertilised egg [that eventually becomes the embryo] Zygote
The scattering/transfer of seeds or fruit away from the parent plant Dispersal
Resting period when seeds have low metabolic rate and no growth occurs [even though conditions for growth may be present] Dormancy
Start of (re)growth of the embryo in a seed [after dormancy period _ if conditions are suitable] Germination

Human Growth and Development Word Search

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Acceptance
Adolescence
Affection
Alzheimer's disease
Anger
Anorexia nervosa
Arteriosclerosis
Bargaining
Bulimia
Chemical abuse
Cognitive
Compensation
Daydreaming
Defense mechanism
Denial
Depression
Development
Displacement
Early adulthood
Early childhood
Emotional
Esteem
Growth
Hospice
Infancy
Late adulthood
Late childhood
Life stages
Mental
Middle adulthood
Motivated
Needs
Physiological needs
Puberty
Right to die
Safety
Satisfaction
Self-actualization
Social
Suppression

The Endocrine Glands and Their Hormone Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Activates cells influenced by the SNS Epinephrine
Which hormone in the Adrenal Cortex increases blood glucose concentration in resoonse to stress Cortisol
Which hormone in the pancreatic islet stimulates the liver to release glucose, thereby increasing blood glucose levels Glucagon
This hormone stimulates growth and development of the testes and penis Testosterone
Which gland in the ovaries stimulates development of mammary glands' secretory tissue and aids in maintaning pregnancy Progesterone
The pineal gland produces which hormone thst regulates mood, sexual development, and daily cycles in response to the amount of light in the environment Melatonin
Which hormone produced by the adrenal cortex contributes to some secondary sex characteristics in women Weak androgens
Which hormone produced by the ovaries stimulate growth of primaty sex organs such as the uterus and tubes Estrogen
Which gland controls the release of the anterior pituitary hormone Hypothalamus
Which hormone stimulates constriction of blood vessels Antidiuretic
Which hormone causes uterine contractions and the ejection of milk from the mammary gland Oxytocin
Which hormone in the anterior pituitary promotes body tissue growth Growth
This hormone stimulates milk production Prolactin
Which gland increases metabolic rate and is required for normal growth Thyroid
The hormone that promotes sperm cell development is the ________ stimulating hormone Follicle
Which hormone increases metabolic rate Thyroxine
The hormone that stimulates the adrenal cortex to produce glucocorticoids and androgen s Adrenocorticotropic
The hormone that initiates ovulation Luteinizing
The hormone that regulates the exchange of calcium between blood and bones; increases calcium level in blood Parathyroid
The hormone Epinephrine is produced in which gland Adrenal medulla

Human Sexuality Crossword

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Description

The period of sexual development during which a person becomes sexually mature and physically able to reproduce Puberty
A chemical substance produced by an endocrine gland Hormone
A gland that produces and releases chemical substances that signal changes in other parts of the body Endocrine gland
An endocrine gland in the brain that is part of both the nervous and endocrinesystems Hypothalamus
The external male sexual organ through which sperm leave the body Penis
The sex hormone that affects the production of sperm and signals certain physical changes at puberty Testosterone
The reproductive cells in males Sperm
When feelings of sexual attraction start Sexual Awakening
People who are attracted to the opposite sex Heterosexual
People who are attracted to the same sex Homosexual
People who are attracted to both sexes Bisexual
What you think of yourself, physically and mentally Self-Concept
Standards and beliefs that you consider are important and that help you decide wrong from right Value
The period from about age 12 to 19 during which a child gradually changes into an adult Adolescence

Stem Cells Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

early stage of a developing organism embryo
a cell that can differentiate into many different cell types pluripotent
developing human baby from week nine to birth fetus
environmental factor that causes gene mutations mutagen
structure in an ovary where an egg develops follicle
refers to a cell that can differentiate into all different cell types totipotent
a hollow fluid-filled structure blastocyst
pre-birth developement in humans antenatal
a primary germ layer ectoderm
union of egg and sperm to form a zygote fertilisation
ectoderm, mesoderm and endoderm germ layers
a process where malignant tumours spread throughout the body metastasis
refers to a cell that can differentiate into a number of closely related cells multipotent
gene that signals cells to continue dividing oncogene
release of an egg from the ovary ovulation
potential source of embryonic cells parthenote
fertilised egg that results from the fusion of haploid gametes zygote
membrane bound organelle containing the genetic material DNA nucleus
unspecialised undifferentiated
to become more specialised differentiate
cells of the outer layer of the blastocyst trophoblast
female gamete egg
male gamete sperm
the middle layer of cells or tissues of an embryo mesoderm
a disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body cancer
an undifferentiated cell of a multicellular organism stem cell
replicate a fragment of DNA clone
cell division that results in two daughter cells mitosis
cell division that results in four daughter cells meiosis
a defect involving chromosome 21 down syndrome
thread-like structure composed of DNA and protein chromosome
cover flat surfaces epithelial tissues
a tumour of melanin-forming cells melanoma

Endocrine System Disorders Crossword

Type
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Description

a swelling of the neck resulting from enlargement of the thyroid gland. Goiter
when your adrenal glands are damaged, producing insufficient amounts of the hormone cortisol and often aldosterone as well. Addison's Diesease
which the adrenal gland(s) make too much aldosterone which leads to hypertension (high blood pressure) and low blood potassium levels. Hyperaldosteronism
is caused by problems arising from the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland, also called the hypophysis, is a gland at the base of the brain that produces many different hormones. Pituitary dwarfism
a disease in which the body’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired, resulting in abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and elevated levels of glucose in the blood and urine. Hyperglycemia
seizure is a medical sign consisting of the involuntary contraction of muscles, which may be caused by disease or other conditions that increase the action potential frequency of muscle cells or the nerves that innervate them. Hypoparathyroidism
Rickets is the softening and weakening of bones in children, usually because of an extreme and prolonged vitamin D deficiency. Hyperparathyroidism
a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth owing to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormone Child Cretinism
usually result from a type of lung cancer, or by pituitary tumors Androgens
affects women much more frequently than men, and that the subjects are for the most part of middle age. Adult myxedema
A substance produced in one part of the body, especially in an endocrine gland, that has an effect on another part of the body, to which it is usually carried in the bloodstream. cortical Hormones
a hormone that stimulates growth in animal or plant cells, especially (in animals) a hormone secreted by the pituitary gland. Growth Hormone
the pituitary produces excessive amounts of GH. Acromegaly
a swelling of the neck and protrusion of the eyes resulting from an overactive thyroid gland. Graves Disease
deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream. Hypoglycemia
a disease in which the secretion of or response to the pituitary hormone vasopressin is impaired, resulting in the production of very large quantities of dilute urine, often with dehydration and insatiable thirst. Diabetes insipidus
A mood disorder characterized by depression that occurs at the same time every year. SAD
used illegally to increase muscle, decrease fat, and enhance athletic performance and body appearance. Steroid abuse
a genetic disorder that makes XY fetuses insensitive (unresponsive) to androgens (male hormones) TFS

Human Reproductive System Crossword

Type
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Description

One of two female sex hormones estrogen
It contains enzymes to break down part of the egg membrane to enter the ovum acrosome
A hollow ball of many cells blastula
Produces mature eggs and female sex hormones ovary
the process of sloughing off the inner lining of the uterus, once monthly menstruation
Produces sperm and male hormones testes
a mixture of fluid produced by the male sex glands and sperm semen
the process when one sperm fuses with the ovum fertilization
The older term for the uterus womb
the male sex cell sperm
Each sperm has this structure that whips back and forth to move them forward flagellum
One of two female sex hormones progesterone
delivers sperm into the vagina of the female during ejaculation penis
When the zygote arrives in the uterus, it will ________ in the endometrial lining. implant
the site where important substances and waste materials are transferred between the fetus and the mother placenta
the tube that conducts sperm from the testes to the urethra vas deferens
male sex hormone testosterone
where sperm are stored temporarily, found on the back of the testis epididymis
the release of the secondary oocyte from the ovary ovulation
After 8 weeks development, the embryo is known as the ________. fetus
Largest of the glands that produce semen, can be felt through the anterior rectal wall prostate gland
The __________ sac is a fluid-filled bag that protects and supports the fetus during development. Amniotic
Pregnancy tests detect the hormone human ____________________ gonadotropin. chorionic
protects and holds the testes outside the body to maintain a lower temperature for sperm development. scrotum
The scientific term for pregnancy is ______________ (hint: starts with a "g") gestation
This part of the uterus must dilate to 10 cm before the child can be delivered. cervix