Human Body Systems

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Integumentary System

skin, hair, nails, sweat glands, sebaceous oil glands, sensory nerve endings

Skeletal System

208 bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and cartilage

Muscular System

skeletal muscles-voluntary movement (we consciously control muscle movement. Example: arms, legs, mouth, head movement)
smooth muscles-involuntary movement (muscles move automatically like the muscles around your intestines)
cardiac muscles-involuntary movement (muscles move automatically like your heart)

Nervous System

brain, brain stem, cranial nerves, spinal cord, peripheral nerve sense organs

Respiratory System

upper respiratory track: nose, sinuses, mouth, pharynx, epiglottis, larynx
lower respiratory track: trachea, bronchus, bronchioles, alveoli

Circulatory System or cardiovascular

made up of the heart, arteries, veins, and capillaries

Digestive System or gastrointestinal

mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum and anus; other organs include liver pancreas, gallbladder and appendix

Endocrine System

hypothalamus gland, pituitary gland, pineal gland, thyroid gland, thymus gland, parathyroid glands, adrenal gland, pancreas, ovaries, testes

Lymphatic System

lymph, the lymph nodes, lymph vessels

Immune System

lymph nodes, spleen, tonsils, thymus

Hematologic System

red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, bone marrow, spleen

Urinary System

kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra

Reproductive System

female: ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, vagina
male: penis, Vas deferens, testicles, prostate gland

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