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eyes on top of its body southern flounder
reddish-bronze with a black spot on each side of its tail red drum
a torpedo-shaped fish with silvery sides, a greenish back, and numerous dark spots on the upper sides and dorsal and tail fins spotted seatrout
a deep-bodied fish with black and white bars up and down its sides and rather large teeth (human-like teeth) sheepshead
it's fins have a coating of toxic slime and is named for the dorsal fin that rises from their back like a sail gafftopsail catfish
are a deep rosy red color, with a dark fringe around the dorsal and tail fins red snapper
deep-bodied fish with the soft rays of the dorsal and anal fins set well back toward the caudal fin giving it a tri-lobed appearance tripletail
may be distinguished from other sunfish by the dark spot at the base of the dorsal fin and vertical bars on their sides. This fish has deep blue on the underside of the gill flap and a black ear flap bluegill
has feelers on each side of its mouth to detect movement in muddy water and has no scales channel catfish
a deep-bodied fish; silvery olive with numerous black spots irregularly spaced over the body black crappie
a moderately deep-bodied fish with olive to dark green or yellowish coloring and dark blotches that form a horizontal stripe along the middle of the fish on either side. Their upper jaw reaches far beyond the rear margin of the eye Largemouth Bass
generally green with dark vertical bands rather than a horizontal band along the side. The upper jaw never extends beyond the eye smallmouth bass
silvery shading from dark-gray or black on the back to white on the belly. Several incomplete lines or stripes run horizontally on each side of the body whitebass
long, slender, cylindrical bodies, long snouts, and diamond-shaped interlocking scales alligator gar

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Shark Crossword

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Tiny dents in the head and about that detect electrical fields Ampullae of Lorenzini
The tail fin Caudal fin
They serve to guide the sperm into the females cloaca Claspers
Opening for excretion of body waste and reproduction Cloaca
A caudal fin with unequal sized lobes Heterocercal
A caudal fun with equal sized lobes Homocercal
Muscle found along the flanks which aid in swimming Myomeres
Relating to open water sharks Pelagic
Long saw-like snout Rostrum
Aids water flow over the gills Spiracle
Bony fish Teleost
Pair of fins near the front of the body Pectoral fins
Pair of fins near the rear of the body Pelvic fins
Detects movement in the water Lateral line
Oil found in a sharks liver Squalene
Paralysis of a shark that happens when you turn it on its back Tonic immobility
Allows for breathing under water Gills
Where water exits Gills slits
Prevents food from passing through the gills Gill Rackers
Fins on top of the shark Dorsal fin

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Body Structure/Anatomical Terms Crossword

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lying on floor face up supine
pertaining to the upper stomach region epigastric
constant internal environment homeostasis
combining form meaning tissue histo
another term for back dorsal
prefix that means away from ab
suffix that means inflammation itis
term that means to the side lateral
term that means further away from distal
pertaining to tail caudal
opposite of anterior posterior
plane that divides the body from anterior and posterior coronal plane
plane that divides the body into superior and inferior transverse plane
divides the body into equal left and right sides midsagittal
directional term that means lying face down prone
term that refers to neck cervical
cyt/o means cell
bluish discoloration of the skin cyanosis
what is the suffix that means disease pathy
the abbreviation bx means biopsy
suffix that means specialist in the study of logist

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Circulatory System Crossword

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place where substances are exchanged between the blood and body cells capillaries
the liquid part of blood Plasma
a flap of tissue that prevents blood from flowing backward valve
bloodvessles that carry blood back to the heart veins
take up oxyhgen in the blood and deliver it to cells elsewhere in the body redbloodcells
the body's disease fighters whitebloodcells
consists of the heart, blood vessels, and blood cardiovascular system
(singular) lower chambers of the heart ventricle
(singular) upper chambers of the heart atrium
the process by which molecules move from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration diffusion
largest artery in the body aorta
a force exerted by blood against the walls of blood vessels blood pressure
the alternating expansion and relaxation of the artery walls pulse
a group of heart cells that sends out signals that make the heart muscle contract pacemaker
hollow, muscular organ that pumps blood throughout the body heart
blood vessles that carry blood away from the heart arteries
iron-containing protein that binds chemically to oxygen molecules hemoglobin

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Poultry Crossword

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A mature female chicken that produces eggs. layer
A mature male chicken. Rooster
Used mainly for meat. broiler
A young female chicken. pullet
A male chicken that is less than 1 year old. cockerel
A male chicken that has been neutered. capon
A hen that is no longer laying eggs. spent hen
Upper portion of the leg that is separated at the knee & hip joint. thigh
Thigh and drumstick with a portion of the back attached. leg quarter
Lower portion of the leg that is separated at the knee and hock. drumstick
Part of the wing between the wing tip and the second joint. flat
Part of the wing between the second joint and the body. drumette
Heart, gizzard, and liver. giblets
The back of the carcass beginning at the base back to the tail. back
Serving size of poultry. four ounces
Grade that is normally sold in stores. grade A
Dark meat has more ___________ which causes the color change. oxygen
"________" poultry has never been chilled below 26 F. fresh
"________" poultry has been chilled to below 0 F. frozen

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Anatomy and Physiology Chapter 1 Vocab Crossword

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This is a metabolic process that involves the building up of complex materials from simpler ones (food and oxygen) and requires energy. Anabolism
This is a metabolic process that involves the breaking down and changing of complex substances into simpler ones, with a release of energy and carbon dioxide. Catabolism
Means front or in front of, also known as ventral. Anterior
Means back or in back off, also known as dorsal. Posterior
This refers to direction and means skull or head end of the body. Cephalic
This refers to direction and means tail end. Caudal
Means toward the midline or median plane of the body. Medial
Means away or toward the side of the body. Lateral
Means toward the point of attachment to the body or toward the trunk of the body. Proximal
Mean away from the point of attachment or farthest from the trunk. Distal
Imaginary anatomical dividing lines that are useful in separating body structures. Planes
Divides the body into right and left parts. Sagittal plane
Bisects the body into right and left halves. Midsagittal plane
Vertical cut that divides the body into anterior and posterior portions. Coronal Plane
Horizontal cut that divides the body into upper and lower portions. Transverse
Region located just below the sternum. Epigastric
Region also known as pubic area. Hypogastric
Cavity that encloses the teeth and tongue. Buccal cavity
The study of tissues and organs that make up the entire body of an organism, Histology

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Fishy Seafood Crossword

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Lobsters and crabs are these? crustaceans
A Yellow or Blue Fin _______________. Tuna
Another name for prawns? shrimp
Fish usually pickled in wine or cream sauce? herring
Small fish sometimes used as pizza topping? anchovies
What calamari is? squid
Type of fish named rainbow, brook or lake? Trout
Fish that has red flesh and has high fat content? salmon
Small fish that is deep fried and eaten with the bones in? smelt
A way to cook lobster? boil
what scallops really are? clams
The business of seafood farming? aquaculture
A ______________ fish has its entrails removed. drawn
A ___________ fish has backbone and fins? fin
A _________ fish has its entrails, head, fins and scales removed? dressed
A kind of shellfish that has soft bodies, and hard shell? mollusks
What cooking method should be used to cook lean fish? moist
which kind of fin fish has pink, yellow or gray flesh? fat
Cut of fin fish that are cross sectional slices taken from a dressed fish? steak
Cut of fin fish where the sides of the fish cut lengthwise away from the backbone? fillet

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Aquatic Mammals Crossword

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Does tricks dolphin
Filters for food in a whales mouth baleen
Large tusk on its nose narwhal
Fins on side of whales pectoral
Largest mammal on earth bluewhale
Fin on the back of whales and dolphins dorsal
Black and white whale killerwhale
Have their calves in Hawaii humpback
White whale with a short snout beluga
Tail of a whale fluke
How a whale breathes blowhole
Not a dolphin, but close porpoise
Grazers of the sea manatee

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Anatomical Positions and Directions Crossword

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left side of the person in anatomical position LEFT
right side of the person in anatomical position RIGHT
closer to the surface SUPERFICIAL
further into the body cavities DEEP
above, or towards the head SUPERIOR
below, or towards the feet INFERIOR
front of body (ventral) ANTERIOR
back of body (dorsal) POSTERIOR
describes 2 points on the same limb, closer to where it inserts PROXIMAL
describe 2 points on the same limb, further away from where it inserts DISTAL
any point closer to the midline of the body MEDIAL
any point further from the midline of the body LATERAL
standing upright, feet together, arms at sides, palms forward STANDARD POSITION

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Muscular System Crossword Puzzle

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The ____________ is located in the front of the body. It is where the 'six pack' is located. rectusabdominis
An abdominal muscle whose action diminishes the capacity of the abdomen and draws the chest downward. externaloblique
A large, flat, triangular superficial muscle of the shoulder and upper back. trapezius
A muscle with origin from the posterior ridge of the femur as far as the greater trochanter vastuslateralis
It is the largest muscle in the entire muscle. sartorius
A muscle at the back of a person's upper leg. hamstring
A thin triangular muscle of the upper chest wall beneath the pectoralis major. pectoralisminor
The large muscle at the front of the thigh, which is divided into four distinct portions and acts to extend the leg. quadriceps
A thick triangular muscle covering the shoulder joint, used to raise the arm from the side. deltoid
A muscle stretching over the forehead into the upper eyelid. frontalis
A large muscle of the upper chest wall that acts on the joint of the shoulder. pectoralismajor
The largest and the outermost layer of the gluteal muscles. gluteusmaximus
Any of several muscles having three points of attachment at one end, particularly the large muscle at the back of the upper arm. triceps
A fusiform muscle of the anterior thigh, one of the four parts of the quadriceps femurs. rectusfemoris
The smallest, thinnest, and deepest of the gluteal muscles. gluteusminimus
The large muscle at the front of the upper arm that flexes the forearm. biceps
A muscle with origin from the shaft of the femur. vastusmedialis
One of the anterior muscles of the leg, situated on the lateral side of the tibia. tibialisanterior
The tendon that connects the calf muscle to the heel. achillestendon

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Muscles and Bones Crossword

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The bone on your thumb side Radius
The bone on your pinky side Ulna
Protects your Brain Cranium
Lip bone Maxilla
Jaw Mandible
Collar bone Clavicle
Protects your heart Sternum
Protects your heart and lungs Ribs
The funniest bone in your body Humerus
Wrist bones Carpals
Hand bones Metacarpals
Fingers and toes Phalanges
Shoulder blades Scapula
Back bone Vertebrate
Right above tailbone Sacrum
Tailbone Coccyx
Hip bone Illium
Lower hip bone Ischium
Longest bone in your body Femur
Knees Patella
The bone located on the inside of your foot Tibia
The bone located on the outside of your foot Fibula
Heel Calcaneus
Ankle bones Tarsals
Foot bones Metatarsals
Shoulder muscle Deltoid
Chest muscle Pectoralis major
Heart muscle Cardiac muscle
Abs Rectus abdominis
Side muscles Obliques
Groin Muscle Satorius
Thigh muscle Quadricep
Upper back muscle Trapezius
Front upper arm muscle Bicep
Back upper arm muscle Tricep
Lower back muscle Latissimus Dorsi
Butt muscle Gluteus maximus
Back thigh muscle Hamstring
Calf muscle Gastrocnemius
Attaches your calf muscle to your foot Achilles tendon

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