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organ systems pg 16

organ system

Epidermal and dermal regions:sence organs and glands. Function: protects organs,from mechanical, chemical, and bacterial injury and desiccation(drying out): Aiods in regulation of body temp:produces vitamin D Integumentary
Bones, cartilages,tendons, legaments,joints: Body support and protection of internal argans: Provides levers for muscular action" Cavities provide a site for blood cell formation Skeletal
Primary function to contract and shortan: allow locomotion(running walking ect), grasping and manipulation of the enviroment and facial expression, generates heat Muscular
Brain,spinalcord, nerves, and sensory receptors: Detect changes in its internal and external enviroment and to respond to info by activating appropiate muscles or glands. Helps maintain homeostasis of the body via rapid transmission of electrical signals. Nervous
Pituitary, thymus, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, and pineal glands: overies,testes, and pancreas: Helps maintain body homeostasis, promotes growth and development: produces chemical messengers(hormones" to exert their effects on organs Endocrine
Heart, blood vessels, and blood: transport system carries blood containing oxygen, carbodioxide, nutrients, wastes, ions, hormones, and other stuff to and from cells where extanges are made: Blood is propelled through blood vessels by heart pumping: Cardiovascular
Lymphatic vessels,lymph nodes,spleen,thymus, tonsils, and scattered collections of lymphoid tissue: Picks up fluid leaked from blood vessels and returnes it to the blood: Cleans the blood of other pathogens & debris: Houses lymphocytes. protects (antigens Lymphatic/Immunity
Nasel passages, phary.larynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs: Keeps blood supplied with oxygen while removing carbon dioxide. Contributes to acid based balance of blood via its carconic acid-bicarbonate buffer system. Respiratory
oral cavity,esopgagus,stomach,small and large intestines(teeth,salivary glands,liver,pancreas: Breaks down down ingested food, which ca be absorbed into blood for cells. undigested residue removed as feces Digestive
Kidneys,ureters,bladder,and urethra:Rids the body of nitrigen-containing waste(urea,uric acid,ammonia)which result frm breakdown of protein and nucleic acids by body cells: Maintains water,electrolyte,and acid-base balance of blood Urinary
Male: testes,prostate gland,scrotum,penis,and duct system,which carries sperm: Provide germ cells(sperm) for perpetuation of the speces Reproductive: male
Female" ovaries,uterine,tubes,uterus,mammaryglands and vagina: Provides germ cells(eggs)the uterus houses the developing fetus until birth: mammary glands provide nutrition for infant Reproductive: female
Created by: yaulanda