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Human Body Sys JMS7

systems that work together to maintain homeostasis in the human body

circulatory(cardiovascular)system group of organs that moves blood throughout the body delivering oxygen and nutrients to the cells
skeletal system group of organs that supports the body and works with the muscular system to enable the body to move; blood cells are made in parts of this system
muscular system group of organs that are responsible for both voluntary and involuntary movement
system a group of related parts that work together
cardiac muscle muscle that contracts and relaxes causing the heart to beat
homeostasis a stable or balanced state
involuntary happens automatically, without intention
voluntary happens by choice
integumentary system group of organs that includes skin, hair and nails; regulates body temperature and protects the body from and keeps it in touch with the world outside
stimuli something that causes a response
nervous system group of organs that sends electrical signals throughout the body; brain is the control center
reproductive group of organs that work together to produce new idividuals
tissues groups of cells that work together; epithelial, nervous, muscle, connective tissues
joint place where two are more bones meet
aerobic exercise that increases heart rate and blood flow throughout the body and strengthens the cardiac muscle
resistance exercise exercise that strengthens skeletal muscles
epidermis outermost layer of skin
dermis thicker layer of skin under the epidermis
arteries carry freshly oxygenated blood from the heart
blood vessels artery, capillary, vein
capillaries exchanges nutrients and oxygen for carbon dioxide and other wastes in the blood
veins carry blood back to the heart
circulation blood flow throughout the body
blood connective tissue made of plasma, red blood cells and white blood cells
plasma mixture of water, minerals, sugars, and proteins; red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets are in it
blood pressure force of blood on inside walls of arteries
immune system body's major defense against disease; removes damaged cells from the body.
pathogen virus, bacteria or fungus that causes disease
respiratory system group of organs that take in oxygen and get rid of carbon dioxide; works with cirrculatory system to bring oxygen to the cells
respiration process by which body gets and uses oxygen and releases carbon dioxide and water
breathing process by which the diaphragm muscle pulls air into and pushes air out of your lungs
digestive system organs that work togehter to break down food so it can be used by the body; mouth, esophagus, stomach, liver, small intestines, large intestines,
levels of organization cells-> tissues-> organs-> organ systems-> organism
cells basic unit of life
tissue group of similar cells that perform the same function
organ structure made of different tissues working together to perform a particular function
excretory system removes waste from the body
endocrine system sends chemical messages through body to control daily activities and long term changes such as development
Created by: glennjonesms