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A&P: Body Systems

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Respiratory Lungs and the airways. This system performs respiration, the process that supplies the body with a constant supply of oxygen, which is vital for life.
Cardiovascular Heart and blood vessels, which pump and transport blood throughout the body. The blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and removes waste from the tissues through the cardiovascular system.
Skeletal Supports and protects the body and is the body's framework. It is made up of bones. Without the skeletal system, our bodies would be just a mass without shape.
Muscular Provides body movement. It consists of muscles and cartilage. Without muscles, we would not be able to move.
Nervous Brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. The nervous system regulates most body activities and sends and receives messages from the sensory organs.
Endocrine Glands that secrete hormones for the regulation of many of the body's activities.
Sensory Eyes, ears and the parts of other systems that are involved in the reactions of the five senses.
Digestive All the organs of digestion, absorption and elimination of waste. The digestive system is necessary for the normal intake of food and water into our body.
Urinary Kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. It eliminates metabolic waste, helps to maintain acid-base and water-salt balance, and helps regulate blood pressure.
Integumentary Skin and the accessory structures, which are hair, nails, sweat glands, and oil glands. The skin is the largest organ and serves to cover and protect our body.
Lymphatic and Immune The lymph, the glands of the lymphatic system, lymphatic vessels, and the nonspecific and specific defenses of the immune system. These systems help protect the body from infection and disease.
Reproductive Controls reproduction and heredity. The female R.S. consists of the ovaries, vagina, fallopian tubes, uterus, & mammary glands, or breasts. The male reproductive system consists of the testes, penis, prostate gland, vas deferens & seminal vesicles.
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