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

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

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

Fibers and Hair Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

first phase of hair growth Anagen Phase
second phase of hair growth catagen phase
third phase of hair growth telogen phase
the color of hair and surronds the medulla cortex of hair
outside surface that protects your hair cuticle of hair
linen, cotton, wool, and silk natural fibers
nylon, acetate, polyester, kevlar synthetic fibers
trace, discontinuous or continuous three types of medulla patterns
a pigment that gives the skin its color melanin
center of the hair that is sometimes not visible medulla
away from an attached base distal
translucent piece of tissue surrounding the hair shaft follicular tag
crown like scales coronal scales
petal like scales spinous scales
descriptor for people of Asain, Native Americans, or Plynesian descent mongoloid
relates to the white population caucasian
descriptor for people of African, Aborigine, and Melanesian descent negroid
a type of cloth or woven fabric textile
fibers derived from anima lor plant sources manufactured fibers
closer to the origin of the bodt part or the point of attachment of a limb to the body trunk proximal

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

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

Hair Analysis Cross Word Puzzle

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

Integumentary System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This type of skin is found on the palms of the hand and soles of the feet. Thick
The second deepest layer of skin Dermis
An inherited trait where a person can't produce melanin. albinism
Yellow-orange skin pigment carotene
Portion of hair deep to the shaft penetrating the dermis. root
Portion of hair that projects from skin surface. shaft
Hairs growth phase is also called the ________. anagen
Hair's transitional phase is called ____________. catagen
Hair's resting phase is called _________. telogen
The _____________ system consists of the skin, hair, nails, the subcutaneous tissue below the skin, and assorted glands. integumentary
This type of membrane lines the cavities and tubes that open to the outside. mucous
This membrane is also known as the skin. cutaneous
This type of membrane lines body cavities that have no opening to the outside. serous

Hair and Fibers Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a spiral arrangement, like a corkscrew helix
a fabric made up of two or more different types of fiber blend
the lengthwise yarn or thread in a weave warp
a tough protein polymer made of 20 different amino acids keratin
period of growth in the hair cycle anagen
intermediate period of hair growth catagen
final phase in hair growth telogen
a natural pigment found in the skin melanin
term used in forensic to describe a sample of unknown origin questioned
made up of many filaments twisted or bonded together fibers
fabrics woven in a distinctive pattern textiles
a cloth material made up of fibers woven or bonded together fabric
single strands of material filaments
a continuos strand or fibers or filaments yarn
the lengthwise yard or thread in a weave warp
a fabric made up two or more different types of fiber blend
the tough outer covering of a hair composed of overlapping scales cuticle
the central core of a hair fiber medulla
the passing of evidence such as fiber from victim to suspect or vice versa direct transfer
composed of polymers packed side by side crystalline
the smallest indivisible unit of a textile fiber
a collection of mineral crystals formed into a recognizable pattern mineral fiber
a fiber made from a man-made substance such as plastic synthetic fiber
region of hair with grains of pigment cuticle
composed primarily of hydro carbons organic

properties of hair and scalp Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

located below the surface of epidermis hair root
tube like depression that contains the hair follicle
lowest part of hair strand bulb
fits into hair bulb dermal papilla
involuntary muscle at base of follicle arrector pilla muscle
oil glands connected to follicle sebaceous glands
fine unpigmented hair on body vellus hair
coarse pigmented hair on scalp legs arms terminal hair
grwth phase anagen phase
resting phase telogen phase
transition between growth and resting catagen phase
hair loss alopecia

hair and fiber Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

monomers
chains
chemicals
plants
spandex
polyesters
nylon
cellulose
rayon
manufactured fibers
natural fibers
cooton
cashmere
mohair
wool
telogen
fiber
hair