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Human Body System

Digestive & Excretory (Urinary) System

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System that breaks down foods into nutrients that can be used by the body, absorb nutrients that are neessary for energy, growth, and maintenance, and rid the body of solid wastes. Digestive System
System that filters cellular wastes, toxins, and excess water that result from cellular respiration. Excretory (Urinary) System
Organ that breakes and tear down food through mechanical digestion (chewing) and secretes saliva to start chemical digestion. Mouth
Organ that is a transport tube that carries chewed food to the stomach. Esophagus
Organ that use muscles and secretes gastric juices to continue digesting. Stomach
Organ that absorbs nutrients from food into the bloodstream. Small Intestines
Organ that absorbs water into the bloodstream. It also prepares the remaining undigested food for body elimination. Large Intestines
Organ that is a short tube that stores solid waste until it is eliminated from the body. Rectum
Organ that is the opening where solid waste is eliminated out the body. Anus
Organ that filters blood and produces bile that breaks up fat. Liver
Organ that stores extra biles. Gallbladder
Organ that produces digestive juices that help to further break down the food in the small intestine. Pancreas
Two organs that get rid of urea, excess water, and some other waste materials released by the cells. Kidneys
Organ that are tubes which connect each kidney to the bladder. Ureters
Organ that is a saclike muscular organ which stores urine until it is released frm the body. Bladder
Organ that is a tube through which urine passes before it is removed from the body. Urethra
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