transports oxygen, nutrients, wastes; helps regulate body temperature; collects fluid lost from blood vessels and returns it to circulatory system.
Herat,blood vesseles,blood,lymph nodes and vessels
Breaks down and absorbs nutrients, salts, and water; eliminates some wastes
Mouth,esophages,stomach,liver, pancreas, samll and large intestine
Influences growth, development, metabolism, helps maintain homeostasis
Eliminates waste products; helps maintain homeostasis
Protects against disease; stores and generates white blood cells
-white blood cells,lymph nodes,and vessels,skin
Acts as a barrier against infection, injury, UV radiation; helps regulate body temperature
Produces voluntary and involuntary movements; helps to circulate blood and move food through digestive system.
-Skeletal,smooth, and cardiac muscle tissue
Regulates body's response to changes in internal and external environment; processes information
-brain,spinal cord,sense organs
Produces reproductive cells; in females, provides environment for embryo