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Major Organ Systems

Major Organ Systems of the Human Body

SystemMaj Organs or Functions
Circulatory Heart, blood vessels, lymph nodes and vessels
Circulatory Carries material through the body
Digestive Breaks down food and prepares it for absorption into the blood; eliminate waste
Digestive Mouth, esophagus, stomach, liver, pancreas, small and large intestines
Urinary (Excretory) Kidneys, bladder, ureters, urethra
Urinary (Excretory) Removes wastes from body and controls concentration of fluids
Immune White blood cells, lymph nodes, lymph vessels, skin
Immune Defend against pathogens and diseases
Integumentary Skin, nails, hair
Integumentary Protects; keeps fluids in the body; regulates body temperature
Muscular Muscles
Muscular Moves body parts; provides structure and support
Nervous Brain, spinal cord, nerves, sensory organs
Respiratory Nose, mouth, trachea, bronchi, lungs
Respiratory Takes oxygen into the body and eliminates carbon dioxide
Skeletal Bones
Skeletal Supports; allows movement; protects; produces blood cells
Nervous Detects and interprets information; controls most body functions
Endocrine Endocrine glands
Endocrine Controls many body processes by means of chemicals
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