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Basic Body System

Cells basic unit of life, divided into different types
Tissues groups of cells that help to protect our joints, composed of groups or layers of cells that have a function and structure
Connective Tissue made of cells and fibers that provide support; includes cartilage, bones, and blood
Epithelial Tissue protects us from outside world, helps us absorb things in stomach and filter things in the kidneys
Muscular Tissue provides stability to the skeleton and allows us to move; three types are cardiac (heart), skeletal (bones), smooth (blood vessels)
Nervous System Tissue responsible for sending and receiving signals from the brain to parts of the body; two parts are Central Nervous System (brain and spinal cord) and Peripheral Nervous System (nerves)
Lymphatic Tissues provides defense for your body to protect against bacteria; includes lymph nodes, spleen, tonsils, adenoids
Organs a structure that contains two or more different types of tissues that work together for one purpose; includes liver, kidneys, skin, heart, etc.
Body Cavities organs and body parts are grouped based on where they are located in your body, cavities are the locations where the parts are contained
Dorsal Body Cavity in the back of the body, holds cranial cavity and vertebral cavity
Cranial Cavity holds your brain
Vertebral Cavity holds your spine
Ventral Body Cavity in the front of the body, holds thoracic cavity and abdominopelvic cavity
Thoracic Cavity holds your heart and lungs
Abdominopelvic Cavity holds abdominal cavity and pelvic cavity
Abdominal Cavity holds digestive organs and spleen
Pelvic Cavity holds reproductive organs and bladder
Created by: dtomczik