12 systems of the body, what's their function?

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Integumentary system (4)

-largest sensory organ
-vitamin D syntheses
-protects deeper tissue
-regulates fluid and blood loss

skeletal system (4)

-stores calcium
-frame work for the body
-protects vital organs
-produces red blood cells

muscular system (4)

-generates heat
-creates movement
-maintains posture
-uses energy

Immune System (1)

-portions of many different systems that fight disease

lymphatic System (2)

-picks up fluids leaked from the capillaries
-supports immune systems: houses white blood cells

cardiovascular System (2)

-transportation of nutrients and gas waste
-supports immune function

urinary system (2)

-get rid of nitrogenous waste out of blood
-regulated electrolytes, fluid and pH balance

Digestive system (1)

-breaks down food into the building blocks for the body

respiratory system (2)

-portions moistens and heats air
-gas exchange

nervous system (4)

-sensory input
-interpretation of input or thought
-elicit and signal responses
-coordination of muscles

endocrine System (2)

-secrets hormones that regulate growth, metabolism and general body function.

Reproductive System (2)

-production off spring
-production of hormones

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