Skeletal System Theme Unit
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Name _____________________________
Date ___________________
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PATELLA
CERVICALVERTEBRAE
LUMBARVERTEBRAE
BALL-AND-SOCKETJOINT
CARPALBONES
CARTILAGE
CALCANEUS
COMPACTBONE
CLAVICLE
COLLAGEN
FLOATINGRIBS
FONTANELS
CALLUS
FIBULA
CAST
JOINTS
HINGEJOINT
MANDIBLE

 

PATELLA
CERVICALVERTEBRAE
LUMBARVERTEBRAE
BALL-AND-SOCKETJOINT
CARPALBONES
CARTILAGE
CALCANEUS
COMPACTBONE
CLAVICLE
COLLAGEN
FLOATINGRIBS
FONTANELS
CALLUS
FIBULA
CAST
JOINTS
HINGEJOINT
MANDIBLE

Down
2.  a joint in which a ball-shaped portion of a bone fits into a cup-shaped portion of another bone; shoulders and hips are examples (2 words)
3.  new growth of bone joining the broken ends of a fracture
5.  hard, white outer layer of a bone (2 words)
6.  upper seven vertebrae in the neck (2 words)
8.  joint permitting back-and-forth motion; elbows and knees are examples (2 words)
9.  lower jawbone
10.  tough protein fiber found in bones
11.  gaps between an infantís cranial bones
12.  gristly material at the ends of bones; also forms a babyís skeleton
Across
1.  last two pairs of ribs (2 words)
4.  smaller bone in the lower leg
5.  heel bone
7.  the vertebrae in the lower back which support the back muscles (2 words)
13.  kneecap
14.  places where two bones meet
15.  hard covering used to hold a fracture in place while it heals
16.  collarbone
17.  wrist bones (2 words)

 

Answer Key
1F
LOATINGRI
2B
S
A
3C
L
4F
IBULA
5C
AL
6C
ANEUSL
LOE-
7L
UMBARVERTEBRAE
8H
UPVN
I
9M
SAI
10C
D
NA
11F
CCO
12C
-
GNOT
13P
ATELLAS
EDNBLLRO
14J
OINTSOV
15C
ASTC
OBANEGIK
ILNERELE
NEETNAT
T
16C
LAVICLEGJ
SBEO
RI
17C
ARPALBONESN
ET