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Nervous system

organs: brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves
function: recognizes and coordinates the body's response to changes in the environment

Integumentary system

organs: skin, hair, nails, and sweat glands
function: seves as barrier against infection and injury, temperature control

Respiratory system

organs: nose, larynx, trachea, lungs
function: provides oxygen needed for cellular respiration and removes excess carbon dioxide

Digestive system

organs: mouth, esophagus, stomach, intestines
function: converts food into simpler molecules to be used by the body

Excretory system

organs: kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra
function: eliminates waste products from the body to maintain homeostasis

Skeletal system

organs: bones, cartilage, ligaments, tendons
function: support, protections, stores mineral reserves, site of blood cell formation

Muscular system

organs: skeletal muscle, smooth muscle, cardiac muscle
function: works with skeletal system to produce voluntary movement

Circulatory system

organs: heart, blood vessels, blood
function: brings oxygen, nutrients,an d hormones to cells

Endocrine system

organs: pancreas, ovaries, testes, adrenal glands
function: controls growth, development, metabolism

Reproductive system

organs: testes, ovaries, uterus, epididymis
function: in females, nurtures and protects developing embryo

Lymphatic system

organs: white blood cells, spleen, lymph nodes
function: helps protect the bod from disease, returns fluids to the circulatory system

4 tissue types

epithelial, connective, nervous, muscle

connective tissue

provides support for the body
blood, bones, cartilage, fat

muscle tissue

enables the body to move
quadriceps, biceps, gluteus maximus

nervous tissue

transmits impulses throughout the body
brain, spinal cord, sensory neurons

epithelial tissue

covers the interior and exterior body surfaces
outer layer of skin, lining inside of blood vessels, lining surface of eyes

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