Human Body Systems and their Functions
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Protect tissues, regulate body temperature, support sensory receptors.
provide framework, protect soft tissues, provide attachments for muscles, produce blood cells, store inorganic salts.
cause movements, maintain posture, produce body heat.
detect changes, receive and interpret sensory info., stimulate muscles and glands.
control metabolic activities of body structure.
move blood through blood vessels and transport substances throughout body.
return tissue fluid to the blood, carry certain absorbed food molecules, defend the body against infection.
Receive, break down, and aborb food; eliminate unabsorbed material.
intake and output of air, exchange of gases between air and blood.
remove wastes from blood, maintain water and electrolyte balance, store and transport urine.
reproduction, maintenance and transport of gametes, production of sex hormones.