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Chapter 1 (A & P)
System Of The Body
|Forms the external body covering. And protects deeper tissue from injury.
|Protects and supports body systems. And provides a frame work the muscles uses to cause movement.
|Allows manipulation of the environment,locomotion, and facial expressions. Maintains posture and produces heat.
|As the fast acting control system of the body. It responds to internal and external changes by activating appropriate muscles and glands.
|Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growth.
|Picks up fluid leaked from blood vessels and returns it to blood. Houses White Blood cells.
|Keeps blood constantly supplied with oxygen and removes carbon dioxide. (air sacs)
|Breaks down food in to absorbable units that enter the blood.
|Eliminates nitrogenous waste the body. Regulates.
|Male reproductive system
|Overall function, production of off spring. Testes produce sperm.
|Female reproductive system
|Ovaries produce eggs and female sex hormones.