GSW Healing Department Crossword

  1. 2. One of two large chambers located toward the bottom of the heart.
  2. 3. A loop of thread or yarn resulting from a single pass or movement of the needle in sewing, knitting, or surgical closing of wounds.
  3. 8. A break, crack, or bruise in a bone.
  4. 9. A blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart.
  5. 12. A strip of material used to bind a wound or to protect an injured part of the body.
  6. 14. A substance that prevents the growth of disease-causing microorganisms.
  7. 16. An injury to the skin caused by heat, cold, electricity, chemicals, or radiation.
  8. 17. A blood vessel that carries blood towards the heart.
  1. 1. A device that is used to apply pressure to a limb or extremity in order to stop the flow of blood.
  2. 4. The system in the body that fights off disease.
  3. 5. A life-saving technique used in emergencies when someone's breathing or heartbeat has stopped.
  4. 6. The liquid part of blood, as distinguished from the suspended elements.
  5. 7. The rhythmic throbbing of the arteries as blood is propelled through them, typically felt in the wrists or neck.
  6. 10. A flexible but inelastic cord of strong fibrous collagen tissue attaching a muscle to a bone.
  7. 11. A band or bundle of fibrous tissue that has the ability to contract, producing movement in or maintaining the position of parts of the body.
  8. 12. The organ of the body in the head that controls functions, movements, sensations, and thoughts.
  9. 13. An injury to a ligament caused by tearing the fibers of the ligament.
  10. 14. One of millions of hollow, distensible cup-shaped cavities in the lungs where pulmonary gas exchange takes place.
  11. 15. The framework of bones supporting the body.