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Chapter 1- Study

Organ Systems Exam Study

Organ SystemComponentsFunctions
Integumentary System Skin and associated structures: hair, nails, sweat and oil glands. Regulate body temperature; Protection; Vitamin D synthesis; Detects sensations.
Skeletal System All bones and associated cartilage. Supports and protects; Assists with movements; Blood production; Mineral storage.
Muscular System Skeletal muscles and other muscle tissue (cardiac and smooth). Movement; Maintains posture; Heat production.
Nervous System Brain, spinal cord, nerves, sense organs. Regulate body activites; Sensory info to the brain and motor signals out to body.
Endocrine System Glands and tissues that produce horomones. Hormones regulate body activities of target organs.
Cardiovascular System Blood (plasma and cells), heart, arteries, veins, capillaries. Carrying subsrance through body, e.g., hormones, waste, gases, nutrients; Regulates temperature; Fights disease (white blood cells).
Lymphatic and Immune Systems Lymph : lymph fluid, vessels and structures (spleen, lymph nodes). Immune : White blood cells of immune response (B cells and T cells). Lymph : Return fluid and protein to blood. Immune : Cells protect against disease causing agents.
Respiratory Systems Lungs and air passages, e.g., trachea. Gas exchange; Blood pH regulations; Sound production in larynx.
Digestive Systems Mouth, esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, rectum, anus, and accessory organs:salivary glands, liver, pancreas, etc. Mechanical and chemical breakdown of food; Absorption of nutrients; Elimination of solid waste.
Urinary Systems Kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra. Produce and eliminate urine; Regulate volumn and chemical composition of blood; Helps regulate red blood cell production.
Reproduction Systems Gonads and associated organs. Females : ovaries, uterine tubes, uterus, vagina. Male : testicles, epididymis, vas deferens, penis. Gamete production; Hormone production; Development of embryo.
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