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Basics of the Body Systems

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What is the function of the musculoskeletal system? To support/shape the body and provide movement.
Bones, tendons, muscles, and ligaments belong to the __________ system. Musculoskeletal.
What is the function of the nervous/sensory system? Translate input and make decisions.
Brain, spinal cord, nerves/sensory organs make up the _________ system. Nervous and/or sensory.
What is the purpose of the circulatory/cardiovascular system? To provide the transportation of oxygen, hormones, and nutrients throughout the body.
Blood vessels, arteries, veins, capillaries, and the heart are used by the __________ system. Circulatory and/or cardiovascular.
What is the primary function of the endocrine system? To turn body functions on and off.
What are the glands of the endocrine system? Anterior/Posterior Pituitary, Pineal, Thymus, Thyroid, Pancreas, Adrenal Glands, Ovaries(F)/Testes(M), Kidneys, and Parathyroids.
The ________ system has the primary function of the continuation of species and human sexual function. Reproductive.
What are the organs involved in the female reproductive system? Ovaries, uterus, fallopian tubes (oviduct), endometrium, cervix, and the vagina.
What are the organs involved in the male reproductive system? Testes, seminal vesicle, vas deferens, prostate gland, bulbourethral glands, epididymis, the scrotum, and the penis.
The purpose of the integumentary system is to _____________. Provide protection for the internal organs.
Hair, nails, and the skin make up the __________ system. Integumentary.
What is the primary function of the lymphatic system? To protect the body from infection.
Lymph vessels, the tonsils, and the spleen are part of the ____________ system. Lymphatic.
Intake and absorption of nutrients is the function of the __________ system. Digestive.
What are some of the main organs involved in the digestive system? Mouth, teeth, esophagus, stomach intestines, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, rectum, and the anus.
The intake of oxygen and output of waste gases is done by the __________ system. Respiratory.
The respiratory system uses the m--th, n--e, t-ac-ea, br--c-i, l--gs, and -lve--i. Mouth, nose, trachea, bronchi, lungs, and alveoli.
The ___________ system controls the process of outputting wastes. Excretory.
The number of body systems in a person is ___. 10.
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