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Ali Body Systems

What does the circulatory system do? Transports oxygen, nutrients, and wastes through the body in the blood.
What are platelets? Tiny pieces of blood cells inside membranes.
What is the heart? Organ made of muscle tissues, pumps blood.
What are arteries? How blood leaves the heart.
What are capillaries? blood vessels so small that blood cells can barely fit through them
What is the respiratory system? Gets your cells food and oxygen by breathing; includes lungs, trachea, and bronchi
What are alveoli? Tiny air sacs in our lungs.
What is the digestive system? Provides nutrients your cells need to produce energy.
How does digestion begin? As you chew food.
What is the esophagus? When you swallow, food passes through it.
What are villi? They stick out in the walls of your small intestine.
What is the excretory System? Supplies food and oxygen to the bodies cells.
What are nephrons? Tubes in the kidneys.
How does your body eliminate excess heat? By sweating.
What is bone marrow? Tissue that produces red blood cells and white blood cells
What are joints? where bones meet, attached to muscles.
What is the skeletal system? Provides support for you body.
What are tendons? Tough bands of tissue.
What are ligaments? Bands of tissue that hold skeleton together.
What are voluntary muscles? move bones and hold your body up.
What are smooth muscles? Move things through organs.
What are cardiac muscles? Found in the heart.
What is the nervous system? Allows you to react to surroundings.
What is a neuron? Receives signals.
What is a receptor? Organs that have neurons.
Created by: pshaw