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Organ Systems & Term

Organ SystemPrimary Function"Must Know"Primary Organs
GI TRACT PERFORMS DIGESTION & ABSORPTION OF NUTRIENTS DIFFERENT THAN THE "ALIMENTARY TRACT" STOMACH, SMALL/LARGE INTESTINES, GALL BLADDER, LIVER, PANCREAS
INTEGUMENTARY COVERS THE BODY AS THE 1ST LINE OF DEFENCE & CONTROLS BODY TEMPERATURE THE SUBCUTANEOUS IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SEPARATING THE SKIN FROM THE OTHER ORGANS HAIR, SKIN, NAILS, & BREASTS
LYMPHATIC COLLECTS PLASMA, FILTERS IT FOR IMPURITIES, AND RETURNS IT TO THE BLOOD STREAM CONTAINS MOST OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM SPLEEN, LYMPHNODES, LYMPHOCYTES, TONSILS, ADENOIDS, THYMUS
MUSCULAR GIVES THE BODY SHAPE AND MOVEMENT OVER 600 MUSCLES IN THE BODY MUSCLES
NERVOUS BODY'S COMMUNICATION SYSTEM 2 DIFFERENT SECTIONS: AUTONOMIC AND SOMATIC BRAIN, SPINAL CORD, NERVES
SKELETAL PROVIDES STRUCTURE AND SUPPORT FOR THE BODY CONSISTS OF AXIAL BONES AND APPENDICULAR BONES OSSEUS TISSUE, BONES, CONNECTIVE TISSUE
MALE REPRODUCTIVE SECRETE HORMONES AND PRODUCE SPERM PROSTATE, URETHRA, PENIS, TESTICLES, SCROTUM
FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SECRETE HORMONES AND PROVIDE FOR CHILDBEARING UTERUS, FALLOPIAN TUBES, OVARIES, VAGINA
RESPIRATORY BRING OXYGEN INTO THE BODY AND EXPELS CARBON DIOXIDE INCLUDES THE UPPER AND LOWER RESPIRATORY TRACT ALVEOLI, LARYNX, PHARYNX, UPPER/LOWER TRACTS
URINARY REMOVE WASTE FROM THE BLOOD, AND WASTE FROM THE BODY THE NEPHRON IS THE FUNCTIONAL UNIT OF THE SYSTEM KIDNEYS, URETERS, BLADDER, URETHRA, NEPHRON
CARDIOVASCULAR DISTRIBUTE BLOOD THROUGHOUT THE BODY USING BLOOD VESSELS: VEINS, ARTERIES, & CAPILLARIES BLOOD IS MADE UP OF ERYTHROCYTES, LEUKOCYTES, PLATELETS, & PLASMA HEART, BLOOD, BLOOD VESSELS
ENDOCRINE CONSISTS OF GLANDS THAT SECRETE HORMONES THAT ASSIST IN REGULATING BODY FUNCTION THE PITUITARY GALND PRODUCES MULTIPLE HORMONES AND IS LOCATED AT THE BASE OF THE BRAIN PITUITARY, ADRENAL GLANDS, THYROID, THYMUS, PANCREAS LIVER, GONADS, KIDNEYS
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