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Body Systems

The human body

TermDefinition
Integumentary system (skin) outermost body system, includes hair, nails, sweat glands, and oil glands.
Skeletal system (the skeleton) the body's basic framework is a system of 206 bones and the joints between them.
Muscular system muscles are attached to the bones and produce movement. Gives the body structure, protect organs, and maintain posture.
Nervous system the brain, spinal cord, and nerves, controls the body. includes(eyes, ears, taste buds, and organs of smell)
Endocrine system includes endocrine glands, produce hormones (thyroid, pituitary, and adrenal glands)
Cardiovascular system the heart and blood vessels makes up this system. Pumps blood to all body tissues and all other nutrients.
Lymphatic system Lymphatic organs such as the tonsils, thymus, and spleen, play a role in immunity. Also aids in the absorption of dietary fats.
Respiratory system includes the lungs and passages leading to and from the lungs. Takes in air and conducts it to the areas in the lungs designed for gas exchange.
Digestive system Composed of all organs that are involved in taking in nutrients(foods) and converting them into forms that the body can use. Includes mouth, esophagus, stomach etc.
Urinary system Rids the body of waste and excess water. Includes the kidneys, ureters, the bladder and urethra.
Reproductive system Includes all sex organs concerned with producing offspring.
Created by: Jessica Venyke
 

 



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