Type
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elasticity
extensibility
contractility
Recruitment
Sarcomere
Sacolemma
Antagonist
Insertion
Cardiac
Skeletal
Smooth
Tendon

muscular system Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Shorten, become smaller and tighter. contract
to loosen, go back to original length. relax
a muscle at the front of the upper arm. It lifts and bends the lower arm when it contracts. biceps
What is a flexible, but an elastic cord that attaches a muscle to the bone? tendon
the name of a muscle that straightens your arm. triceps
Your skeletal system works with your muscular system to allow? movement
what muscles work all by themselves to make your heart pump blood? heart
when you specifically make your muscles work voluntary
a kind of muscle acts independently of the will. involuntary
muscular system is an organ system consisting of skeletal muscles, smooth muscles and cardiac
What muscles are controlled directly by the autonomic nervous system. smooth
What can a loss of function can produce? paralysis
What is one of the muscles used in sprinting? hamstring
What is one of the muscles used in a baseball swing? abdominal
What is the muscle that allows you to shrug your shoulders? trapezius

Muscular System Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

atrophy
biceps
cardiac
contractibility
cramp
dystrophy
exercise
extensibility
extentsor
flexor
gluteus maximus
hamstrings
heart
hypertrophy
involuntary
metabolism
movement
protein
quadriceps
skeletal
smooth
strain
triceps
voluntary
weakness

Human Body Systems Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

System that consists of nerves, brain and spinal cord nervous system
helps movement of the body, maintaining posture, and circulating blood throughout the body muscular system
system that contains voluntary and involuntary muscles muscular system
this system starts in the mouth digestive system
the heart and blood vessels that circulate blood throughout the body Circulatory
disposing of the body's waste Excretory
brings air into the body and removes carbon dioxide Respiratory system
system that protects major internal organs and provides overall support skeletal
system that transmits signals from the body to the brain nervous
this is also known as the urinary system Excretory
includes bone, cartilages, ligaments skeletal
skeletal muscles, smooth muscles, cardiac muscles muscular system
Breaks down food digestive
skin, hair, regulates temperature Integumentary
esophagus, stomach, intestines digestive system

Muscular System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is membrane on the bone? Periosteum
What connects muscle to bone? Tendon
What muscle relaxes when the others contract? Antagonist
What is the study of muscles? Miology
Which muscle is most responsible for movement? Prime Mover
Which type of muscle is voluntary? Skeletal
Which muscle fibers would you find in the abdominal muscles? Parallel
What muscle aids the prime mover? Synegist
Which muscles are not striated? Smooth
What gives the muscles the ability to shorten lengthwise? Contractility
What wraps around muscle fibers? Endomysium
What is the first layer of connective tissue? Fascia
What contains actin and myosin? Myofilaments
What gives the muscle the ability to regain its original shape after being stretched? Elasticity
What gives the muscle the ability to stretch and return to its original length? Extensibility
What type of muscle is found inside intestines and muscles of inspiration? Smooth
What membrane wraps around fascicles? Perimysium
What contains either chol or ach? Vesicles
What is the neurotransmitter that causes muscular contraction? Acetylcholine
What is the neurotransmitter that degrades ach and ends muscular contraction? Cholinesterase
What nerve sends the signal to the muscle to contract? Motor Neuron
Where is ATP produced? Mitchondria
What contains DNA? Nucleus
What are the tubes that run throughout the muscles? Transverse Tubules
What type of muscles are only found in the heart? Cardiac
What type of muscle is responsible for movement? Skeletal
What are the small cylinder shapes within fascicles? Muscle fibers
What is the powerhouse of the cell? Mitochondria
What refers to a cell? cyte
What refers to muscle? Myo

The Body Systems Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

VENTRICLES
VEINS
TOUCH
TASTE
STOMACH
SMOOTH
SMELL
SKULL
SKELETAL
SEPTUM
SEE
RESPIRATORY
RED
RECTUM
OXYGEN
NERVOUS
NERVES
MUSCULAR
MOUTH
LUNGS
JOINTS
INTESTINES
INHALING
HEART
HEAR
EXHALING
ESOPHAGUS
DIGESTIVE
DIAPHRAGH
CIRCULATORY
CARDIAC
BRAIN
BONES
BODY
BLUE
BLOOD
ATRIA
ARTERIES
ALVEOLI

Muscular System Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Abduction
Acetylcholine
Action
Adduction
Agonist
Antagonist
Aponeuosis
Brevis
Contractibility
Depressor
Elasticity
Excitability
Extensibility
Extension
Fixed
Flexion
Insertion
Involuntary
Levator
Longus
Maximus
Medius
Minimus
Motor unit
Muscle fatigue
Muscle tone
Myo
Mys
Neuromuscular junction
Origin
Oxygen debt
Pronation
Sarco
Sarcolemma
Sphincter
Supination
Tendon
Tertius
Voluntary

Muscular System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

bending foot toward knee DORSIFLEXION
muscle that causes movement in organs SMOOTH
tough, sheetlike membrane that covers& protects tissue FASCIA
exhaustion; loss of strength and/or endurance MUSCLEFATIGUE
ability to be stretched EXTENSIBILITY
become short and thick, causing movement CONTRACTABILITY
controlled muscle movements VOLUNTARY
function without conscious thought/control INVOLUNTARY
respond to stimulus EXCITABILITY
strong, tough fibrous connective-tissue cords TENDONS
severe tightening of flexor muscle CONTRACTURE
state of partial contraction MUSCLETONE
turning body part upward SUPINATION
bending FLEXION
end that does not move ORIGIN
muscle that causes body movement SKELETAL
turning body part downward PRONATION
straightening EXTENSION
consists of motor neuron& skeletal muscle fibers that work with it MOTORUNIT
muscle that circulates blood CARDIAC
turning head from side to side ROTATION
bending foot away from knee PLANTARFLEXION
return to original shape ELASTICITY
end that moves when muscle contracts INSERTION
swinging arm in circle CIRCUMDUCTION

Skeletal and Muscular Systems Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Muscular system Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Responsible movement of the human body muscular system
The ability to respond to stimulation from the nerves Excitability
Type of muscle found in organ systems such as Digestive or Respiratory Smooth
Skeletal muscles are attached to bones by these. Tendons
Type of muscle that contracts and relaxes to pump blood through the rest of the body. Cardiac
Ability to return to its original resting shape after being extended or contracted Elasticity
Muscles that don't move don’t move unless you make them Skeletal
Connects bone to bone Ligaments
Shortening of the muscle Concentric
The ability of the muscle to contract and shorten Contractibility
Lengthening of the muscle Eccentric
70% of body heat is produced by energy produced here. Muscle tissue
Allows full deep breathing posture
The ability of the muscle to stretch or get longer Extensibility
How many types of muscles are there? Three
Another name for the cardiac muscle Myocardium

Muscular System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

3 muscles located in the posterior thigh hamstrings
4 muscles in the anterior thigh quadriceps
part of a skeletal muscle that is attached to a fixed structure or bone origin
part of a skeletal muscle that moves most during a muscle contraction insertion
type of muscle found only in the heart cardiac
type of muscle that moves bones skeletal
type of muscle that is found in internal organs smooth
major source of energy for a muscle atp
capacity to do work strength
muscle pain or tenderness myalgia
study of movement kinesiology
a tic or spasm dyskinesia
weakness or wasting away of a muscle atrophy
surgical incision of the muscle fascia fasciotomy
inflammation of a tendon tendinitis
paralysis of both legs or the lower body paraplegia
abnormal shortening of muscle tissue contracture
study of human factors that affect design and operation of tools and work enviroment ergonomics