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melanin
knock knees
infection
x-ray
blood test
malnutrition
phosphate
calcium
bowed legs
bones
vitamin D
rickets

Skeleton in YOUR Body Crossword

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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

Vitamins & Minerals Crossword

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__________ helps in energy production and helps the body resist infection. NIACIN
Meat, poultry, leafy vegetables, dried fruit all help with _________. IRON
_________, orange fruits, dairy products all help with vitamin A. SPINACH
Vitamin E is a _____________. ANTIOXIDANT
Vitamin B helps protect against __________ and form red blood cells. INFECTION
Vitamin D enchances __________ absorption. CALCIUM
___________ builds and renews bones and teeth. PHOSPHORUS
Vitamin A promotes ___________ skin and hair. HEALTHY
Calcium regulates __________, muscles and nerves. HEARTBEAT
___________ maintains healthy nerves, brain and muscle functions. THIAMIN
A vitamin that keeps the lining of the nose,mouth and digestive tract healthy is ________. RIBOFLAVIN
Another name for folic acid that helps rebuild red blood cells and prevents birth defects is _________. FOLATE
Iron helps rebuild and renew _________ to carry oxygen to cells. HEMOGLOBIN
Sodium, chloride and ____________ help with muscles and nerve actions. POTASSIUM
Foods like meat, liver, fish, dairy products, whole grain breads are all good sources of _________. ZINC
Sodium, chloride and potassium help maintain the body's __________ of fluid. BALANCE
Small amounts of __________ is added to the water supply in many communities. FLUORIDE
Vitamin K helps blood ________. CLOT
The body also ____________ vitamin D itself when exposed to sunlight. PRODUCES
Vitamin C helps wounds ________, keeps blood vessels healthy and increases resistance to infections. HEAL

Bone Health Crossword

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When bones do not calcify that is called? rickets
That is also mostly found in whom? children
According to current research, this vitamin may prove to be important to maintaining overall bone health. vitamink
Vitamin D3 is to plants as Vitamin D2 is to animals
Loss of calcium in bones is also known as osteoporosis
Besides calcium name another nutrient that vitamin D helps during bone growth? phosphorus
When bones are poorly mineralized it is called osteomalacia
Lacking in Vitamin D usually leads to a deficiency in what? calcium
Osteomalacia affects whom? adults
name an organ that participates in the activation of vitamin D? kidney
Osteoporosis is mainly found in whom? elderly
Name on source of vitamin D that has no toxic effect? sun
Name a Nutrient that aids in muscle contraction, hormone secretion, and regulates blood pressure. calcium
A(n) ___________ amount of calcium intake will increase the likelihood of developing kidney and an elevation of blood calcium excess
phosphorus aids alongside with calcium in the formation of ______________ crystal which give bone it strong and harden qualities hydroxyapatite
is phosphorus a vitamin false
This mineral can activate and deactivate enzymes phosphorus
Assists in regulating calcium homeostasis magnesium
necessary for generation of_________ from carbs, fat and protein; sometimes it stabilizes ________ and sometimes it directly activates enzymes ATP
magnesium is Important in maintaining __________ potentials across cell membranes and efficient functioning of all nerves and muscles dividing cells, needed in DNA and RNA synthesis electrical
only about _____ of the Mg consumed is absorbed and as you increase consumption half
Is rare in general population, more likely to occur in those experiencing alcoholism, kidney disease,_____________, gastrointestinal disease malnutrition
If calcium in the blood is too low the stimulation of a hormone called _______________ causes Calcium to be released from the bone causing an increase in blood calcium levels. parathyroid
If calcium levels in blood are too high the release of a hormone called Calcitonin
A diet deficient in calcium can affect _______ _______. bone mass
Severe elevations in calcium can cause a person to be in_______ or even death. coma
An __________ intake of Vitamin K has not been established because there are no documented side effects. excess
Is believed to be held accountable for the reduction in bone _________ density mineral
when young children consume too much __________ and extra teeth grow under the gums fluoride
Develops tooth _______  resistance to decay-causing acid. enamel

Musculoskeletal Crossword

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caused by disruption of blood vessels with blood dispersing through the tissues Ecchymosis
a protective mechanism to prevent further injury Muscle spasms
oxygen and food can diffuse through this gel Cartilage
reservoir for calcium, phosphorus, magnesium Bone
bone building cells osteoblast
live in mature bone and maintains extracellular matrix Osteocytes
breaks down extracellular matrix, bone chewing Osteoclast-
hormone that maintains serum calcium levels and prevents excessive serum phosphate parathyroid
needed to absorb calcium vitamin D
released by thyroids when blood calcium is too high, inhibiting release from bone Calcitonin
contains synathroses, diathroses, synovial membrane, menisci joints
connects muscles to bone tendons
connects bones to bones Ligaments-
complete tear separation of tendon or ligament from its bony attachment avulsion
compromised circulation with increased pressure resulting in nerve and muscle death compartment syndrome
bone infection form parasites or bacteria Osteomyelitis
lateral curvature of the spine scoliosis
metabolic bone disorder where rate of bone resorption accelerates as bone formation slows- loss of bone mass osteoporosis
- metabolic disease with delayed or inadequate mineralization of osteoid in mature or compact bone (Rickets in children) osteomalacia
chronic systemic inflammatory autoimmune disease causing inflammation of connective tissue, especially symmetrical joints Rheumatoid arthritis
chronic disease of connective tissue that may involve organs with a clinical sign of butterfly rash Systemic Lupus Erythematous
is NOT a diagnosis but a description of decreased bone density inconsistent with age, race, genetics osteopenia

Nutrients Crossword

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Macro nutrient protein
deficiency disease vitamin A nightblindness
deficiency disease vitamin D rickets
source of vitamin d sunshine
source of vitamin e, many people have allergies to this nuts
the vitamin that helps blood clot k
deficiency disease of calcium osteoporsis
deficiency disease of iron anaemia
fat soluble vitamins adek
water soluble vitamins bc
a macro nutrient carbohydrate
helps prevent bowel disease and constipation fibre
the function of this vitamin is to release energy from food and health nerves b
the function of this vitamin is to heal cuts and wounds c
deficiency disease of vitamin b beriberi
deficiency disease of vitamin c scurvy
another name for vitamin c ascorbicacid
another deficiency disease of vitamin b pellagra
a source of vitamin b from an animal meat
a citrus source of vitamin c orange
a mineral found in the bones of tinned fish calcium
the RDA of this nutrient if 25-35g aday fibre
iron makes this substance in the blood, it helps carry oxygen haemoglobin
this vitamin helps absorb calcium d
this vitamin helps absorb iron c
this mineral helps make teeth strong flourine
this mineral controls water balance in the body sodium
this mineral combines with calcium for strong bones and teeth phosphorous
we should drink 8 glasses of this aday water
this nutrient helps produce hormones, enzymes and antibodies protein
this nutrient protects our delicate organs fat
too much of this type of fat builds cholestrol on the walls of our arteries saturated

Deficiency Diseases Crossword

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lack of vitamin A nightblindness
lack of iron anaemia
lack of vitamin D rickets
lack of vitamin C scurvy
lack of calcium osteoporosis
lack of iodine goitre
lack of vitamin K bleeding
lack of protein and calories marasmus
lack of protein kwashiorkor
diet high in fats and calories obesity

Vitamins & Mineral Crossword

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______ Helps in energy production, maintains healthy nerves, brain and muscle functions. Thiamin
Riboflavin helps in energy production also helps the body resist ____ and keeps lining of nose, mouth and digestive track healthy. Infection
Niacin ( B3) is needed for a healthy _____ system. nervous
______ helps in energy production, needed for healthy nervous system, helps protect against infection and helps form red blood cells. Pyridoxine
Vitamin (B12) helps in energy production, needed for healthy nervous system, helps build red blood cells and also helps form ______ material genetic
Folate (folic acid) helps red blood cells, may helps protect against ______ disease and helps prevent birth defects. Heart
Vitamin C increases resistance to infection, maintains healthy ______ and gums, helps wounds heal and keeps blood vessels healthy. teeth
______ vitamins include vitamins A, D, E and K in fats. both in food and your body. stores this vitamin in body fat and in the liver. Fatsoluable
Vitamins A, C, and E act as ____ helping to protect the bodies cells from damage that can lead to health problems antioxidants
Vitamin A is an antioxidant, promotes growth and healthy skin and _____, helps eyes adjust to darkness, and helps body resist infections Hair
Vitamin D helps build strong _____ and teeth and also enhances calcium absorption Bones
Vitamin E is a antioxidant helps form red ____ cells and muscles also protects other nutrients from damage Blood
Vitamin K helps blood to ______ Clot
_____ builds and renews bones plus teeth, regulates heartbeat, muscles and nerves. Calcium
Phosphorus ______ and renews bones plus teeth, helps in energy production Builds
magnesium builds and renews bones also helps ______ and muscle function Nerve
Sodium, Chloride, and Potassium help maintain the bodies balance of ______ and helps with muscle and nerve actions_ Fluid
Iron helps and renew hemoglobin to carry ______ to cells Oxygen
Zinc helps heal wounds plus form blood also helps in growth and maintenance of the bodies _____ Tissues
Floride helps prevent tooth ______ by strengthening teeth Decay

LOWER LIMBS CROSSWORD PUZZLE

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The arches of the foot, formed by the tarsal and metatarsal bones. Longitudinal Limbs
Allow the foot to support the weight of the body. Transverse Arch
The single bone of the thigh. Femur
The kneecap and articulates with the distal femur. Patella
The larger, weight-bearing bone located on the medial side of the leg. Tibia
The thin bone of the lateral leg. Fibula
The posterior half of the foot is formed by seven__bones. Tarsals
The anterior half of the foot is formed by the five_bones. Metatarsals
The toes contain a total of 14 phalanx bones. Phalnages
Condition in which the entire sole of the foot touches the floor when standing. Flat Foot
Condition in which your toes bend into a claw-like position. Claw Foot
A bone disorder caused by a deficiency of vitamin D, calcium, or phosphate. Rickets

Nutrition Word Search

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niacin
phosphorus
potassium
sodium
zinc
selenium
iron
magnesium
Calcium
Vitamin C
Vitamin B12
Folate
Vitamin B6
Thiamine
Vitamin k
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Riboflavin
vitamin A

Vitamin and Minerals Crossword

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Maintains healthy nerves, brain, and muscle functions Thiamin
Keeps lining of nose,mouth and digestive tract healthy Riboflavin
Also known as vitamin B3 Niacin
Helps form red blood cells Pryidoxine
Cyanocobalamin builds _____ blood cells Red
Prevents birth defects Folate
Found in citrus fruits such as oranges Vitamin C
Vitamin A is a ______ Antioxidant
Can be produced by our bodies when skin is exposed to sunlight Vitamin D
______ are protected from damage because of vitamin E Nutrients
Helps blood clot Vitamin K
Regulates heartbeat, muscles and nerves Calcium
____-soluable vitamins include A,D,E and K Fat
Helps build and renew hemoglobin Iron
Sodium, chloride, and potassium are examples of ____ Minerals
Magnesium helps nerved and muscles ____ Function
Calcium helps build ___ and teeth Bones
Helps in energy production Phosphorous
Zinc helps in growth and ____ of body tissues Maintenance
Prevent tooth decay by strengthening teeth Floride