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Organ systems

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Integumentary system Regulates body temp., protects against environmental hazards and provides sensory info ex. skin, nails, hair, sweat glands
Muscular system Provides movement, generates heat that maintains body temp ex. skeletal
Skeletal system Provides structure & support, stores calcium, minerals, fats, marrow & supports the organs ex. bones & cartilage
Nervous system Control system of body. Responds to internal & external change; activates muscles & glands ex. brain, spinal cord, nerves
Endocrine system Glands that secrete hormones that regulate many processes. Adjusts metabolic activity, controls structural & functional changes during development ex. testes, ovaries, adrenal glands, pancreas, thyroid gland, pituitary gland
Circulatory (cardiovascular) system Distributes blood, water & dissolved nutrients waste products, oxygen and carbon dioxide ex. heart, blood, blood vessels
Lymphatic system Defends against infection & spleen ex. spleen, thymus, tonsils, lymph node
Respiratory system Supplies oxygen to the bloodstream & removes carbon dioxide ex. sinuses, bronchi, lungs, alveoli, nasal cavities, trachea, larynx
Digestive system Breaks down food & eliminates indigestible waste ex. teeth, tongue, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small/large intestine, liver, gall bladder, pancreas
Urinary system Rids body of wastes. Regulates acid-base, electrolyte & water balance of blood ex. kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra
Reproductive system Produce offspring female ex. mammary glands, ovary, vagina, uterus male ex. prostate gland, penis, testes, ductus deferens, scrotum
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