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11 organ systems

their organs & functions

organ system organ and functions
11 organ systems skeletal, muscular, urinary, nervous, digestive, endocrine, reproductive, respiratory, cardiovascular, integumentary, lymphatic
skeletal provide support & protection, store calcium & other minerals BONE AND CARTILAGE
muscular provides movement, generates heat that maintains body temp. SKELETAL MUSCLES
integumentary protects against environmental hazards, provides sensory information, regulates body temperature SKIN, NAILS, HAIR, SWEAT GLANDS
nervous directs immediate responses, coordinates or moderates activities of other organ systems, provides and interprets sensory information about external conditions. BRAIN, SPINAL CHORD, NERVES
Endocrine adjusts metabolic activity, controls structural & functional changes during development (hormones) TESTES, OVARIES, ADRENAL GLANDS, PITUITARY GLAND, PANCREAS, THYROID GLAND.
Circulatory/ cardiovascular distributes blood, water,dissolved materials including nutrients, waste products, oxygen, and COz HEART, BLOOD, BLOOD VESSELS
lymphatic defends against infection and disease. SPLEEN, THYMUS, TONSILS, LYMPH NODES
respiratory provides O2 to bloodstream, removes CO2 from bloodstream, SINUSES, BRONCHI, LUNGS, ALVEOLI, NASAL CAVITIES, TRACHEA, LARYNX
digestive processes and digests food.breaks down food and absorbs nutrients TEETH, TONGUE, PHARYNX, ESOPHAGUS, STOMACH, SMALL & LARGE INTESTINE, LIVER, GALL BLADDER, PANCREAS
urinary Rids body of wastes KIDNEYS, URETERS, BLADDER, URETHRA
male reproductive produce male sex cells (sperm) and hormones TESTES, EPIDIDIMYS,PROSTATE GLANS, PENIS, SCROTUM
female reproductive produces female sex cells (oocytes) and hormones, supports developing embryo from conception to delivery, provides milk to nourish newborn. CLITORUS, OVARIES, VAGINA, UTERUS, LABIA, UTERINE TUBE, MAMMORY GLANDS
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