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Human Body Systems - 5th Grade


elastic, muscular organ that holds urine until it leaves the body


that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers


receptor organs for the sense of hearing; also help to maintain balance


the sense organs that enable you to see the objects in you environment


the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs


organ that absorbs food and sends it thru the body


either of two bean-shaped excretory organs that filter wastes (especially urea) from the blood and excrete them and water in urine

large intestines

organ where water is absorbed from the food and taken into the blood stream. prepares undigested food for elimination from body


Large organ just above the stomach that produces bile


the central organ of the respiratory system in which oxygen from the air is exchanged with carbon dioxide from the blood


organ under the stomach; produces insulin (for transport of sugar into cells) and enzymes (for digestion of foods)


body covering of a living animal

small intestines

Organ where most chemical digestion and absorption takes place


elastic, muscular sac where some chemical and some mechanical digestion take place

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