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Name the mineral that is important for our bones. Calcium
What is the other name for a back bone Spinal cord
Cartilage can also be found on the skull. Yes or No? NO
What is the name of the bone that protect the structure of the face and protect the brain? Skull
What are the bones of the tarsus Tarsals
The bone that is found in the joints, rib cage, ears, nose and between intervertebral disks Cartilage
What is the part of the skeleton that consists of the bones of the head and trunk of a vertebrate? Axial
The ___________ is one of two bones that give structure to the forearm Ulna
what is the long bone in the upper arm? Humerus
What color is the pelvic bone? Red

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THE HUMAN SKELETAL SYSTEM Crossword

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Consists of bones in the head, neck, rib cage and vertebral column. ______________ Skeleton axial
Consists of the bones in the upper and lower limbs. _______________ Skeleton Appendicular
Attaches the limbs to the rest of the skeletal system. girdles
Found on the tips of bones and prevents/reduces friction. cartilage
_____________ make up most of the human skeleton. bones
Longest bone in the forearm Humerus
Longest bone in the lower limbs Femur
Movement of an organism from one place to another. Locomotion
Protect organs ribcage
Join muscle to bone tendons
bones are connected to one another by ligaments
A junction where bones meet Joint
Bones that work together; _______________ muscles Antagonistic
Lubricates the joint Synovial-fluid
Secretes lubricant for the joint Synovial-membrane
Type of joint that allows movement in one direction Hinge

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Bones and Joints Crossword

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How many bones are in the axial Skeleton Eighty
A "connection" between two or more bones Joints
what type of bone is a humerus Long
What type of bone is a patella Sesamoid
What type of bone is a vertebra Irregular
What type of bone is the skull Flat
Fibrous-ligamentous joint where only slight motion takes place Synarthrosis
A fibrous joint where there is a peg in a socket type of structure Gomphosis
Joints between fibro and hyaline cartilage Amphiarthrosis
Primary motion extension and flexion Hinge joint
Joint in wrist Elipsoid Joint
Type of joint at knee Condyloid joint
resists compressive and shear forces in articular surfaces Articular Cartilage
Bone density becomes weak and brittle osteoporosis
Non-vascular, Receives nutrients from synovial fluid Hyaline cartilage
Point runs through a joint from front to back Sagittal Axis
Point that runs through a joint from side to side Frontal Axis
Point that runs through a joint from top to bottom Vertical Axes
What is between the Epiphysis and Metaphysis Epiphyseal Plate
thin fibrous membrane covering all of the bine but the articular surfaces Periosteum
lie between the vertebral bones Disk
thick, clear fluid Synovial fluid
Small, padlike sacs found around most joints Bursae
partial or complete tearing of ligament fibers Sprains

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Skeletal System Word Search

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Metatarsals
Tarsals
Fibula
Tibia
Patella
Femur
Metacarpals
Phalanges
Carpals
Ulna
Radius
Pelvis
Rib cage
Sternum
Scapula
Humerus
Clavicle
Vertebral column
Cranium

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Skeletal System Bones Crossword

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bone in the upper arm humerus
what protects the spinal cord spine
what protects the brain skull
what protects your lungs and heart ribs
lower arm radius
other lower arm bone ulna
holds the ribs together sternum
rhymes with Elvis pelvis
in the thigh femur
in the knee patella
right below the knee fibula
lower leg tibula
jaw bone mandible
hard like bone but more flexible cartilage
attaches bones to muscles ligament
the official name of the collarbone clavicle
protects a growth organ in the soulder shoulder blade
in the neck, protects the spinal cord vertebrae

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Skeletal System Crossword

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a dense layer of tissue enveloping bones except at the surface of joints is known as what? Periosteum
Bone Remodeling is also known as ___________ Ossification
a viscous non-newtonian fluid found in synovial joints is known as what? Synovial Fluid
How many bones are in the body? two hundred and six
ligaments connects two ____ Bones
where is the Humerus located? The Forearm
the Vertebrae is a part of what structure in the body? The Spine
The Skull, the Sternum, and Shoulder blades are known as what type of Bone? Flat
What do short bones provide? support
Red Marrow is also known as ___________ Myeloid Tissue
The Hip and the SHoulders are known as what type of joint? Ball and Socket
The Clavicle is a Fancy name for what bone? Collarbone
Phalanges are what? Fingers

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BONES Crossword

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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

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Human Skeleton Crossword

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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

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Skeleton Bones Word Search

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phalanges
metatarsals
tarsals
fibula
tibia
patella
]femur
metacarpals
carpals
ulna
radius
pelvis
vertebra
rib
humerus
sternum
clavicle
mandible
skull

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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

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Muscles and bones Word Search

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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

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