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Crossword puzzle of terms from the urinary, lymphatic, endocrine, reproductive, and digestive systems.

Created Date 05.21.21
Last Updated 05.24.21
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  • enlarged upper end of the ureter, the tube through which urine flows from the kidney to the urinary bladder
  • expanded end of a nephron, enclosed glomerulus and its function is that it filters blood to form urine from metabolic waste
  • a rounded mass of capillaries enclosed by the Bowman’s Capsule and is the filtering structure in the formation of urine
  • excess sugar in the urine
  • blood present in the urine
  • puss or WBC’s in urine
  • infection of the nephron
  • kidney failure
  • study of the urine tract
  • excessive urination
  • excessive urination at night
  • painful urination
  • presence of protein
  • microscopic tubes in the kidney where urine is formed after filtration
  • fluid that passes from the blood through the capillary walls of the glomeruli of the kidney
  • a watery, typically yellowish fluid stored in the bladder and discharged through the urethra
  • membranous sac or storage area for secretions
  • the outer layer of a structure or an organ
  • the inner section of the kidney
  • microscopic filtering units located in the kidney
  • two muscular tubes approximately 10-12 inches in length
  • the external opening
  • responsible for removing certain wastes and excess water from the body and for maintaining the body's acid-base balance
  • tube for injecting or removing fluids
  • waste product of muscle metabolism, filtered out of the blood by the kidneys and excreted in urine
  • end products of nitrogen metabolism
  • nitrogenous waste excreted in the urine
  • the fluid dissolved materials that filter out the blood and enter the nephron through the glomerular capsule
  • body’s defense system against infection and disease
  • a general response involving physical defenses, inflammation, and phagocytes that consume pathogens
  • a targeted response in which B and T lymphocytes recognize and neutralize invading microbes in the lymphatic system and bloodstream
  • makes lymphocytes, filters blood, stores red blood cell, and destroys old blood cell
  • an organ in which immune cells ( T lymphocytes) grow, multiply, and mature
  • mucus-associated lymphoid tissues (MALT), which protects the alimentary canal from pathogens
  • derives from interstitial fluid that surrounds the cells of body tissue
  • capsules of tissue that filter lymph and contain lymphocytes that destroy pathogens
  • lymph empties the into the bloodstream from the thoracic duct and right lymphatic duct, between the subclavian and internal jugular veins
  • components of blood that fights against diseases and defends the body
  • consists of a group of ductless glands that secrete substances directly into the bloodstream
  • usually called “chemical messengers”. A chemical product of an endocrine gland.
  • sex glands of a female
  • a fish shaped organ that is located behind the stomach and secretes insulin and digestive juices
  • a mass of tissues located in the upper part of the chest and under the sternum
  • a cell in the body that recognizes a hormone’s chemical structure
  • the major gland of the endocrine system and affects the functions of many other endocrine glands
  • maintaining the body’s internal environment
  • mechanism by which the hormonal system functions
  • ductless glands that secrete their hormones directly into the bloodstream
  • an endocrine gland that is located along the trachea and requires iodine to function properly
  • also known as the suprarenal glands. The small glands found on the top of each kidney.
  • male sex hormones
  • hormone secreted by the thymus gland that causes the production of T lymphocytes
  • is a small endocrine gland in the brain of most vertebrates
  • a hormone that enhances the carrier-mediated diffusion of glucose into tissue cells, thus lowering blood glucose levels
  • hormone that stimulates growth in general; produced in the anterior pituitary; also called somatotropin
  • testicles
  • gland that produces a clear slightly alkaline fluid that makes up 10-30% of semen
  • a tube connecting the bladder to outside of the body. Excretes both semen and urine.
  • biological incapability to contribute to conception
  • absolute inability to contribute to conception
  • the womb opens to the vagina and fallopian tubes
  • outer serosal layer of the uterus
  • middle layer of the uterine wall
  • the inner membrane of the uterus
  • egg producing reproductive organ
  • operation which renders one unable to procreate
  • the attachment of the embryo to the uterus
  • the result of fertilization
  • the process of the baby leaving the uterus(womb)
  • male sex hormone produced in the testes
  • the female sex hormone produced in the ovaries
  • responsible for the physical and chemical breakdown of food so that it can be taken into the bloodstream and used by blood cells and tissues
  • also known as the buccal cavity; receives food as it enters the body
  • special structures in the mouth that physically break down food by chewing and grinding
  • a muscular organ that contains special receptors called taste buds
  • the bony structure that forms the roof of the mouth and separates the mouth from nasal cavities
  • is located behind the hard palate; separates the mouth from the nasopharynx
  • also known as the throat, is a tube that carries air to the trachea and food to the esophagus
  • muscular tube dorsal to (behind) the trachea; receives the bolus from the pharynx and carries it to the stomach
  • first 9-10 inches of the small intestine
  • approximately 8 feet in length and forms the middle section of the small intestine
  • final 12 feet of the small intestine, and it connects with the large intestine at the cecum
  • largest gland of the body and is an accessory organ to the digestive system
  • small, muscular sac located under the liver and attached to it by connective tissue
  • substance that breaks up fat particles
  • enzyme that helps digest carbohydrates and is made in the pancreases and the glands that make saliva.
  • the internal organ in which the major part of the digestion of food occurs
  • passing of a substance into body fluids and tissues
  • rounded mass; food prepared by mouth for swallowing
  • process of chewing
  • pouch at the proximal end of the large intestine
  • contractions of the smooth muscle of the gastrointestinal tract that propels food through it
  • salivary amylase converts starches to simple sugars
  • wrinkle or folds in the stomach wall that allows for size changes in the stomach
  • the presence of excessive gas in the digestive tract
  • polysaccharide formed and stored largely in the liver
  • temporary teeth that are usually lost by the age of six
  • one of two pigments that determines the color of the bile
  • the complex process of breaking down food to be utilized by the body
  • gums