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The integumentary system Hair, skin, nails
Skeletal system Cartilage, bones, joints
Muscular system Skeletal muscles, tendons
Nervous system Brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves
Endocrine system (Secrete Hormones) pituitary gland, thyroid gland, pancreas, adrenal gland, testes, ovaries
Cardiovascular System Heart, blood vessels
Lymphatic System Thymus, lymph nodes, spleen, lymphatic vessels
Digestive system Stomach, liver, gall bladder, large intestine, small intestine
Urinary system kidneys, bladder
Reproductive systems Mammary glands, ovaries, uterus (female) epididymus, testes (male)
Define Homeostasis Maintaining stable internal body conditions within the normal range, all the body systems work together to maintain it.
Name the levels of organisation in the body Chemical (molecular) level, Organelle level, cellular level, tissue level, organ level, system level, organism level.
Example of chemical (molecular) level Atoms, molecules
Example of organelle level Mitochondria
Example of cellular level Smooth muscle cell
Example of tissue level smooth muscle
Example of organ level Bladder
Example of system level Urinary system
Definition for structure What something is made of (anatomy)
Definition for function How something works (physiology)
Function of receptors monitor the conditions in the body
Function of control centre Determines if body conditions have altered from their normal limits
Function of effectors Produce a response to a change within the body to return it to it's normal range
What is negative feedback? The reversal of a change to restore homeostasis
Describe the anatomical position The person is standing straight and facing forwards. The feet are flat on the floor and directed forward and the arms are at the sides with palms facing forward.
Created by: nerissa97



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