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Made up of brain, spinal cord and nerves. Coordinates and controls body's response to external stimuli by generating and conducting nerve impulses.
Organ system for sexual reproduction. Produces gametes(sperm and egg). In female also allows for internal fertilisation and development of the embryo/foetus.
Oesophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, and other associated organs. For the digestion and absorption of nutrients and water.
Main organs are kidneys and bladder. Removes urea from blood and produces urine to pass out of body.
Comprises bones and skeletal muscle. For movement, support and protection of vital organs.
Heart, blood vessels and blood. Transports blood around the body to deliver oxygen and nutrients to cells and remove waste products.
Trachea, bronchi, lungs and alveoli. System for gas exchange i.e. taking oxygen into the blood and removing carbon dioxide.