Skeletal System Vocabulary Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

The most abundant cartilage type in the body; provides firm support with some pliability
Skeleton that includes the bones of the skull, vertebral column, and rib cage
Internal layer of skeletal bone
Large cells that resorb or break down bone matrix
Glistening white, double layered membrane that covers the external surface of bone
a break in a bone
Fibrous membrane at angles of cranial bones that accomadate brain growth in the fetus and infant
Freely movable joint exhibiting a joint cavity
Inflammation of the joints
Hematopoietic tissue
Type of joint where rounded end of one bone protrudes into a sleeve or ring composed of another bone
Band of regular fibrous tissue that connects bone to bone
Type of cartilage with abundant elastic fibers
Skeleton consisting of the bones of the upper and lower limbs, and the girdles
The elongated shaft of a long bone
Bone forming cell
Runs through the core of osteons
Osteomalacia in children
Bone joined without joint cavity
Flattened fibrous sacs lined with synovial membrane
A chronic inflammatory disorder of joints
Type of joint where articular surfaces are essentially flat
Type of joint wher the oval articular surface of one bone fits into a complementary depression of another
Most compressable type of cartilage
External layer of bone
Bone ends
Mature bone cell
process involving bone formation and destruction in response to hormonal and mechanical factors
Increased softening of the bone
type of joints where the articulating bones are united by cartilage
an elongated bursa the wraps around a tendon subjected to friction
Urate crystals in the soft tissues of joints
type of joint where a cylindrical projection of one bone fits into a trough shaped surface on another
Type of joint that resemble condyloid joints but allow greater movement
type of joint wher the spherical or hemispherical head o fone bone articulates with the cuplike socket of another

Bones and Joints Crossword

Bones and Joints  Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

How many bones are in the axial Skeleton
A "connection" between two or more bones
what type of bone is a humerus
What type of bone is a patella
What type of bone is a vertebra
What type of bone is the skull
Fibrous-ligamentous joint where only slight motion takes place
A fibrous joint where there is a peg in a socket type of structure
Joints between fibro and hyaline cartilage
Primary motion extension and flexion
Joint in wrist
Type of joint at knee
resists compressive and shear forces in articular surfaces
Bone density becomes weak and brittle
Non-vascular, Receives nutrients from synovial fluid
Point runs through a joint from front to back
Point that runs through a joint from side to side
Point that runs through a joint from top to bottom
What is between the Epiphysis and Metaphysis
thin fibrous membrane covering all of the bine but the articular surfaces
lie between the vertebral bones
thick, clear fluid
Small, padlike sacs found around most joints
partial or complete tearing of ligament fibers

Skeletal System Crossword

Skeletal System Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

the most abundant cartilage type in the body
skeleton related to the head, neck, and vertabrae
internal layer of skeletal bone
large cells that break down the bone matrix
connective tissue that covers the bone
a break in a bone
fibrous membranes at the angles of the cranial bones
freely movable joints
inflammation of the joints
bone marrow that contains the development stages of red blood cells
a joint that pivots
tissue that connects bones
cartilage with abundant elastic fibers
skeleton relating to limbs
elongated shaft of a long bone
bone forming cells
the canal in the center of each osteon
a vitamin D deficiency
bones formed by fibrous tissue
a fibrous sac containing synovial fluid
a disease that causes the inflammation of the joints
a synovial joint which allows for a gliding movement
a joint that allows for an elliptical movement
the most compressible type of cartilage
dense bone that contains osteocytes
ends of a long bone
mature bone cell
process of removing old bone tissue and replacing it with new tissue
decreased density and strength of a bone
bones united by cartilage
synovial membrane around a tendon
a disease that causes arthritis in smaller bones
a joint that includes the ankle, knee, and the elbow
a joint that resembles a saddle
the hip joint

Joints Crossword

Joints Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Also known as a Fibrous Joint or immovable joint
Ball and ________ joint
The inner portion of articular capsule that secrets synovial fluid
A joint with little movement
A fibrous joint in skull is also known as a (ex: between parietal bones)
Type of synovial joint between the carpal and metacarpal of thumb
Sac-like extensions of the joint capsule that cushion moving structures
Movement that decreases the angle of a joint
Movement that increases the angle of a joint
A freely movable joint
Type of synovial joint between humerus and ulna
Type of synovial joint that permits movements between flat bones
Cartilage at ends of long bones

Sports Medicine - Knee Crossword

Sports Medicine - Knee Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

The rounded prominence found at the point of articulation with another bone.
The top, flat portion of the tibia.
The point where the tibia meets with the femur.
The thin layer of connective tissue over the ends of long bone.
A layer of tissue that lines joint cavities and produces synovial fluid.
The kneecap
A small bone formed in a tendon where it passes over a joint.
A large group of four muscle in the front of the thigh.
The tendon that encompasses the patella and extends distally across the front of the knee.
Outward bending or twisting force
Inward bending or twisting force.
Swelling within the joint cavity.
The growth plate on the end of a bone.
Cartilage in the knee between the femoral condyle and the medial tibial plaeteau
A layer of tissue that lines joint cavities and produces synovial fluid.
A lubricating substance, produces by the synovial membrane, found in joints
A flat longitudinal band found on the medial side of the knee joint.
The point where the kneecap and femur are connected in the trochlear groove
The area where the satorious, gracillus, and semitendinosus muscles attach to the anteriomedial tibia.
A grinding noise or sensation within a joint

muscular/skeletal crossword puzzle

muscular/skeletal crossword puzzle
Type
Crossword
Description

flexible but inelastic cord of strong fibrous tissue attaching a muscle to bone
fibrous connective tissue that connects two bones or cartilages or holds together a joint
the location at which bones connect
connective tissue found in many areas of the body between bones
fibrous tissue that has gthe ability to contract producing movement in or maintaining the position of parts of the body
tissue that connects,supports,binds, or separates other tissues or organs.
relating to the part of the stomach nearest the esophagus
relating to or functioning as a skeleton
occuring in the gut and other internal oorgans and not uder voluntary control
inner of the two bones between the knee and the ankle, parallel with the fibula
external framework of bone, cartilage, or rigid material supporting the body of an animal or plant
can be found where the hummerous meets the ulna
type of synovial joint
the bone of the uppper arm or forelimb
the ball shaped surface of one rounded bone fits into the cup like depression of another bone
the type of muscle that we can control
the type of muscle that we don't control
the brain is referred to this
the part of the brain that controls the body balance and movement
the flap of tissue that seals your windpipe

Skeletal System Crossword

Skeletal System Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

a dense layer of tissue enveloping bones except at the surface of joints is known as what?
Bone Remodeling is also known as ___________
a viscous non-newtonian fluid found in synovial joints is known as what?
How many bones are in the body?
ligaments connects two ____
where is the Humerus located?
the Vertebrae is a part of what structure in the body?
The Skull, the Sternum, and Shoulder blades are known as what type of Bone?
What do short bones provide?
Red Marrow is also known as ___________
The Hip and the SHoulders are known as what type of joint?
The Clavicle is a Fancy name for what bone?
Phalanges are what?

Skeletal and Muscular Systems Crossword

Skeletal and Muscular Systems Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Joint found in the shoulder and hip
type of muscle that is voluntary and striated
occurs when a bone is forced out of its joint
only type of tissue that is able to contract
flexible connective tissue that makes up our nose and ears
connects bone to bone
type of joint found in the knee and elbow
place where bones come together
connects bone to muscle
muscle tissue found in the heart
type of muscle that is involuntary; controls breathing, bp, and digestion
occurs when ligaments or tendons are pulled beyond their normal range
helps make red and white blood cells
front of the arm muscles
back of the arm muscles
protects the lungs and other vital organs

Skeletal System Crossword

Skeletal System Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

is found covering the articular surfaces of bones in synovial joints
consists of 80 bones and is composed of eight parts; the skull bones, the ossicles of the middle ear, the hyoid bone, the rib cage, sternum and the vertebral column
the spicules form a latticework, with interstices filled with embryonic connective tissue or bone marrow
a large multinucleate bone cell that absorbs bone tissue during growth and healing
a dense layer of vascular connective tissue enveloping the bones except at the surfaces of the joints
the breaking of a bone, cartilage, or the like, or the resulting condition
one of the spaces, covered by membrane, between the bones of the fetal or young skull
joins bones with a fibrous joint capsule that is continuous with the periosteum of the joined bones, constitutes the outer boundary of a synovial cavity, and surrounds the bones' articulating surfaces
any disorder that affects joints
the reddish bone marrow where red blood cells and some white blood cells are formed
the axis of a convex articular surface is parallel with the longitudinal axis of the bone
a short band of tough, flexible, fibrous connective tissue that connects two bones or cartilages or holds together a joint

Skeletal System Crossword

Skeletal System  Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

a bone cell
a joint that allows movement in only one plane, e.g. a knee or elbow joint
the shaft or central part of a long bone
joint that is an ovoid articular surface, or condyle that is received into an elliptical cavity
a natural or manufactured joint or coupling, such as the hip joint, in which a partially spherical end lies in a socket, allowing multi directional movement and rotation.
a dense layer of vascular connective tissue enveloping the bones except at the surfaces of the joints.
where red blood cells and some white blood cells are formed
the bones that make up the vertebral column and skull
a layer of membrane around a tendon. It permits the tendon to stretch and not adhere to the surrounding fascia
the end part of a long bone
a large multinucleate bone cell that absorbs bone tissue during growth and healing
joint that permit sliding or gliding movements in the plane of articular surfaces
is composed of 126 bones in the human body
painful inflammation and stiffness of the joints
is a lifelong process where mature bone tissue is removed from the skeleton
a fluid-filled sac or saclike cavity, especially one countering friction at a joint.
type of joint covered with cartilage
a structure within the vertebral column to house the spinal cord and nerve bundles
A type of osseous tissue consisting of closely packed osteons and forms the extremely hard exterior of bones.
A yellowish flexible cartilage
cartilage that contains fibrous bundles of collagen
A type of joint made with articulation in which the bones are connected by a fibrous tissue, mainly collagen
break or cause to break
a space between the bones of the skull in an infant or fetus, where ossification is not complete and the sutures not fully formed
a disease in which defective metabolism of uric acid causes arthritis
persists in human adults at the ends of bones in free-moving joints as articular cartilage
a cell that secretes the matrix for bone formation.
is a type of synovial joint.
a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints and resulting in painful deformity and immobility, especially in the fingers, wrists, feet, and ankles.
a disease of children caused by vitamin D deficiency
A joint  with saddle-shaped articular surfaces that are convex in one direction and concave in another and that allow movements in all directions except axial rotation
is found at the ends of long bones, as well as in the pelvic bones, ribs, skull, and the vertebrae in the spinal column.
a short band of tough, flexible, fibrous connective tissue that connects two bones or cartilages or holds together a joint

The Skeletal System Crossword

The Skeletal System Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

A bone function
Stimulates osteocytes to secret bone-dissolving enzymes
Four fused vertebrae
Longest and strongest bone
Articulations
Most freely movable joint
Condition caused by excessive bone loss over time.
Bone forming cells
Deposits new cartilage at outer surface of growth plate
A cell that resorbs or breaks down bone by dissolving hydroxyapatite Osteocyte A mature bone cell
Bones found in both hands and feet
Forms during first step of repairing bone fracture
Bone that forms part of eye socket
Connective tissue that binds bones across a joint tillage to each other
Cartilage formed by thick bundles of collagen
Found where support under pressure is required
A bone of the skull
A region of the vertebral column
A division of the human skeleton that includes the arms and legs
A funny bone
Larger of two bones in lower leg
A joint that is a hinged synovial joint
An immovable joint
Connective tissue that that joins muscle to bone
A joint that provides some movement
One of five functions of bone