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human body

mrs jenkins

is a system made up of nerves, a spinal cord, and he brain. it is responsible for carrying information and responding to that information nervous system
blood, the heart, and all related vessels that carry and distribute blood are part of this system. this system transports oygen and nutrients to all cells in the body with oxygen. circulatory system
this system includes the mouth, nasal cavities, the larynx, the trachea, the bronchial tubes, and the lungs. it is responsible for supplying your body with oxygen. resprotory system
this system includes the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, and anus. it is responsible for processing food into useful nutrients for your body. digestive system
this system is made up of organs that rid your blood of wastes and control blood volume by removing excess water produced by cells excretory/urinary
the arrangement of bones, ligaments, and cartilage that holds and cushions bones in place. the main function is to support the body. skeletal system
this system is made up of a wide variety of tissues and organs that are responsible for voluntary and involuntary movement muscular system
this system is responsible for keeping you healthy and fighting diseases that enter your body. immune system
this system helps this system do its job by providing glands as battle grounds to contain and fight germs. lymphatic system
this system consists of ductless glands throughout the body that assists in the control of life processes or metabolism. endocrine system
this system of the human animal is responsible for carrying on the species. individuals possess the structures of only one sex. reproductive system
all ____ ____ work together to sustain life. body systems
this system is the ONLY system we do not have to have to live reproductive system
sectretes bile to break down food and removes waste from the blood liver
makes insulin and substances that stop the action of stomach acid; it also produces enzymes that break down carbohydrates, fats, and protiens into the small intestine. located behind the stomach pancreas
absorbs water and eliminates solid waste. large intestines
stores bile from the liver until its needed for digestion gall bladder
digestion is completed here and nutrients are absorbed by the blood. consists of the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum small intestine
a muscular tube for the passage of food from the pharynx to the stomach esophagus
a muscular organ that stores and breaks down ingested food. stomach
right upper chamber that receives blood from the vena cava and coronary sinus right atrium
chamber on the left side that receives arterial blood from the left atrium left ventricle
chamber on the right side that receives blood from the right atrium right ventricle
upper left chamber of the heart that receives blood from the pulmonary veins left atrium
tube that leads from the larynx to the bronchial tube and carries air into the lungs trachea
a tube that connects the mouth and nasal passages with the esophagus pharynx
upper part of trachea containing vocal cords larynx
either of the two main branches of the trachea bronchial tube
a flap of cartilage that covers the windpipe while swallowing to prevent food and liquid from entering the trachea epiglottis
a sac like respiory organ that serves to remove carbon dioxide and provides oxygen to the blood lung
a large muscle that is the principle muscle of respiration diaphragm
lower part of brain; continuous with spinal cord medulla
anterior and largest part of the brain, consisting of two halves or hemispheres that controls voluntary movement and coordinates mental actions cerebum
part of the brain this is continuous with the spinal cord that controls reflexes, respiration, and heartbeat brain stem
located below the cerebrum at the rear of the skull that coordinates balance and muscle activity cerebellum
a cord of nerve tissue extending through the spinal canal of the spinal column spinal cord
Created by: astafford3