Type
Crossword
Description

funny bone? humerus
this is another name for the tailbone coccyx
another name for the shoulder blade scapula
what bone helps to prevent shoulder dislocation? clavicle
what bone serves as the movable base for the tongue ? hyoid
what bone is the floor and back wall of skull? occipital
what bone forms the roof of nasal cavity and medial orbit? ethmoid
what bone fuses to form upper jaw? maxillae
what is the strongest bone in the face? mandible
one of the bones that make up the forearm radius

Bones of the Skeleton Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

maxilla
pubis
ischium
ilium
hyoid
axis
atlas
coccyx
coxal
sacrum
scapula
nasal
sphenoid
ethmoid
palatine
occipital
parietal
temporal
frontal
zygomatic
mandible
vertebrae
truerib
phalanges
fibula
tibia
femur
humerus
metatarsals
metacarpals
tarsals
carpals
radius
ulna
sternum
clavicle

Muscles and Bones Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Bones Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

helps prevent shoulder dislocation; also known as the Collarbone Clavicle
triangular shaped; also known as the Shoulder Blade Scapula
forehead, brows, and superior orbit Frontal
floor & back wall of skull Occipital
only bone not articulated with another bone Hyoid
strongest bone of the face Mandible
connect with temporal bones to form cheekbones Zygomatic
7 vertebrae in neck region Cervical Vertebrae
12 vertebrae in thoracic region Thoracic Vertebrae
5 vertebrae in lower back Lumbar Vertebrae
C1 vertebrae; allows anterior/posterior movement Atlas
C2 vertebrae; allows lateral movement Axis
fusion of 5 vertebrae; inferior to L5 vertebrae Sacrum
fusion of 3-5 small vertebrae; also known as the Tailbone Coccyx
also known as the Breastbone Sternum
7 pairs of ribs that articulate with sternum True Ribs
5 pairs of ribs that articulate indirectly with sternum False Ribs

Muscles and bones Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Achilles tendon
Gastrocnemius
Hamstring
Gluteus Maximus
Latssimus dorsi
Tricep
Trapezius
Quadricep
Satorius
Obliques
Bicep
Rectus abdominis
Cardiac muscle
Pectoralis major
Deltoid
Metatarsals
Tarsals
Calcaneus
Fibula
Tibia
Patella
Femur
Ischium
Illium
Coccyx
Sacrum
Vertebrate
Scapula
Phalanges
Metacarpals
Carpals
Ulna
Radius
Humerus
Ribs
Sternum
Clavicle
Mandible
Maxilla
Cranium

BONES Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

also known as the collar bone clavicle
an oval, bony case that protects the brain cranium
lower jawbone mandible
also known as the shoulder bone scapula
also known as the breastbone sternum
12 pairs of bones forming the wall of the thorax rib
uppermost and largest bone in the arm, extending from the elbow to the shoulder humerus
series of small bones forming the backbone vertebra
smaller bone int eh forearm (lower arm) on the same side as the thumb radius
also known as the hipbone innominate
triangular bone in the lower back sacrum
inner and larger bone inthe forearm (lower arm) attached to the wrist and located on the side of the little finger ulna
composed of 8 small irregular bones of the wrist carpals
bones of the palm of the hand metacarpals
also known as digits, bones of the fingers or toes phalanges
also known as accessory bone or kneecap patella
larger of the two bones that formt he leg below the knee tibia
smaller of the tow bones that form the leg below the knee fibula
one of the three subdivisions of the foot tarsals
heavy, long bone that forms the leg above the knee femur
long, slender bones, similar to the metacarpal bones of the hand metatarsals
hindmost bone of the skull occipital
bones that form the sides of the head in the ear region temporal
bones that form the sides and top of the cranium parietal
bone that forms the forehead frontal
skelton of the head skull
bone of the upper jaw maxillae

BONES Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

VOMER
TURBINATE
LACRIMAL
ETHMOID
CERVICAL VERTEBRAE
STERNUM
SCAPULA
HUMERUS
CLAVICLE
SPHENOID
FRONTAL
NASAL
MAXILLA
MANDIBLE
ZYGOMATIC
TEMPORAL
OCCIPITAL
PARIENTAL

B O N E S Bingo Cards

Type
Bingo Cards
Description

Maxilla
Patella
Tibia
Fibula
Femur
Clavicle
Mandible
Scapula
Sternum
Metacarpals
Carpals
Vertebrae
Nasal
Ribs
Metatarsals
Xipoid Process
Ischium
Coccyx
Phalanges
Tarsals
Frontal Bone
Parietal Bone
Occipital Bone
Temporal Bone

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Skeleton in YOUR Body Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Another name for osteitis deformans. PagetsDisease
Inflammatory arthritis rheumatoid
Arthritis in big toe. gout
Broken bone. fracture
Bone loss disease. osteoporosis
Curved spine. scoliosis
Skeleton system ______ organs. protects
Bones store this mineral. calcium
Bones in spine. vertebrae
Largest leg bone. femur
Bigger bone in lower leg. tibia
Smaller bone in lower leg. fibula
Largest arm bone. humerus
Bigger bone in lower arm. radius
Smaller bone in lower arm. ulna
Collar bone. clavicle
Shoulder blade. scapula
Jaw bone. mandible
Skull. cranium
Breastbone. sternum
Bones that protect heart and lungs. ribs
Hip bones. pelvis
Tailbone. coccyx
Knee cap. patella
Bones in fingers and toes. phalanges
Bones in wrist. carpals
Bones in ankles. tarsals
Bones in hands. metacarpals
Bones in foot. metatarsals
Total number of ribs. twentyfour
How many pairs of ribs? twelve
Baby's soft spot. fontanelle
Joining of skull bones. suture
Lubricates joints. synovial fluid
Abbreviation for Amylotrophic Sclerosis ALS
Congenital deformity of foot. clubfoot
Bone cavity. sinus
Type of connective tissue. bone
Knee surgery with a scope. arthroscopy
Inner part of bones. marrow
Picture of a bone. xray
Floating bone. sesamoid
Dense connective tissue. cartilage
Bone growth. ossification
Brittle bone disease. osteogenesis imperfecta
Bone tumor. myeloma
Disease with bowed legs. rickets
Curve of the upper spine. kyphosis
Vitamin that helps with calcium absorption. D
How many bones in the skull? twentyeight
All the bones in the body. skeleton

Appendicular Skeleton: Upper Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the bone that is called the shoulder blade? Scapula
What is the enlarged end of the spine of the scapula called? Acromion Process
What points over the shoulder and anchors some of the muscles of the arm? Coracoid Process
A shallow socket that recieves the ead of the arm bone. Glenoid Process
The collarbone. Clavicle
What single bone is the arm formed by? Humerus
The medial bone on the little finger side Ulna
Lateral bone on tbumb side of forearm Radius
The _____ are in 2 irregular rows of 4 bones each that form part of the hand. Carpals
The palm of the hand Metacarpals
The bones of the fingers Phalanges

Human Skeleton Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

bony structure that forms the head in most vertebrates. It supports the structures of the face and provides a protective cavity for the brain. skull
the jaw or a jawbone, especially the lower jawbone in mammals and fishes. mandible
technical term for collarbone. clavicle
technical term for shoulder blade. scapula
part of the body of a mammal between the neck and the abdomen, including the cavity enclosed by the ribs, breastbone, and dorsal vertebrae, and containing the chief organs of circulation and respiration; the chest. thorax
the long bone in the upper arm humerus
commonly known as the breastbone, is a long, narrow flat bone that serves as the keystone of the rib cage and stabilizes the thoracic skeleton sternum
also known as the vertebral column or spinal column spine
thinner and longer of the two bones in the human forearm ulna
ither the lower part of the trunk of the human body between the abdomen and the thighs pelvis
thicker and shorter of the two bones in the human forearm. radius
large wedge shaped vertebra at the inferior end of the spine. sacrum
small, triangular bone at the base of the spinal column in humans and some apes, formed of fused vestigial vertebrae. coccyx
group of small bones between the main part of the forelimb and the metacarpus in terrestrial vertebrates. carpus
group of five bones of the hand between the wrist (carpus) and the fingers. metacarpus
another term for phalanx phalange
bone of the thigh or upper hind limb, articulating at the hip and the knee. femur
the kneecap. patella
inner and typically larger of the two bones between the knee and the ankle (or the equivalent joints in other terrestrial vertebrates), parallel with the fibula. tibia
long, thin and lateral bone of the lower leg. fibula