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organ functions

Anatomy: Organ functions

outer protective cover of body skin
controls body functions brain
produces antibodies, controls volume of blood spleen
breaks down toxins, drugs, nitrogenous waste liver
takes food from throat to stomach oesophagus
digests food between stomach and colon duodenum, jejunum, ileum
absorbs water and produces faeces colon
produces insulin pancreas
stores & secretes bile gall bladder
throat pharynx
voice box larynx
takes air to and from lungs trachea
muscular pump,circulates blood heart
main artery aorta
main veins superior vena cava, inferior vena cava
muscular bag,begins digestion process stomach
carry oxygenated blood arteries
carry de-oxygenated blood veins
produce urine kidneys
connect kidneys to bladder ureters
stores urine till micturition bladder
carries urine from bladder to outside urethra
produce eggs and hormones ovaries
tubes where fertilisation takes place fallopian tubes
where a foetus grows uterus
birth canal vagina
produce milk for babies mammary glands
Created by: DianeTrebilcock