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Human Body Systems

Human Body

QuestionAnswer
Connective Tissue A body tissue that provides support for the body and connects all of its parts(Ligmaents, tendons, blood, fat, cartilage)
Organ Two or more tissues that work together to preform a similar function(Stomach, heart, intestines)
Muscle Tissue A body tissue that contracts or shortens, making body parts move. (Cardiac, smooth, skeletal)
Muscular System Moves the body; moves materials through the body(skeletal muscles, tendons, smooth muscles, cardiac muscles)
Reproductive System Produces sex cells; produces offspring (testes, sperm, ovaries, eggs, gametes)
Circulatory System Transports oxygen nutrients and other needed materials to cells; transports wastes away from cells (Hearts, blood vessels, blood)
Excretory System Removes wastes, including excess water, unusable materials from food, carbon dioxide, and harmful materials) Skin, lungs, kidneys, bladder, ureters, urethra)
Nervous System Detects and responds to changes in the environment; transmits information throughout the body (brain, spinal cord, nerves)
Immune System Protects against diseases (lymph nodes, lymph vessel, white blood cells)
Lymphatic System Helps fight diseases; extension of immune and circulatory systems (lymph nodes, lymph vessels, lymph)
Digestive System Breaks down food into nutrients calls can use; disposes of solid wastes (mouth esophagus stomach small intestines large intestines live pancreas bladder rectum anus)
Integumentary System Separates the body and the external environment covers/protects; eliminates wastes (skin, hair, nails)
Respriratory system Exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide between the body and the external environment (nose, pharynx larynx, trachea bronchi lungs)
Endocrine System Secretes hormones to regulate body functions; coordinte other organ systems; helps maintain balance in body systems (pituitary gland, hypothalamus, pancreas, testes, ovaries)
Epithelial Tissue A body tissue that covers the surfaces of the body inside and out (Skin, lining of organs)
Skeletal System Moves and supports the body; protects internal organs; makes blood; stores minerals (bones cartilage ligmaents)
Organ System Two or more organs working together to perform a similar function (Muscular system, Skeletal system, cardiovascualr system)
Tissue A group of similar cells that perform the same function (Epithelial, connective, Muscle, Nervous)
Nervous Tissue A body tissue that carries electrical message back and forth between the brain and every other part of the body
Organism Any living thing All systems working together
Created by: bigadultperson