A&P Organ System Quiz


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Skeletal Major Organs
Bones, Cartilage, Ligaments
Skeletal Major Functions
Protects framework, protects soft tissue, provide attachments for muscles, produce blood cells, store inorganic salts
Muscular Major Organs
Muscular Major Functions
Cause movement, maintain posture, produce body heat
Integumentary Major Organs
Skin, Hair, Nails, sweat glands, sebacious glands
Integumentary Major Functions
Protects tissue, regulates body heat, support sensory receptors
Nervous Major Organs
Brain, spinal cord, nerves, sense organs
Nervous Major Functions
Detect changes, receive and interpret sensory information, stimulate muscles and glands
Endocrine Major Organs
Glands that secret hormones (thyroid gland)
Endocrine Major Functions
Control metabolic activities of body structures
Cardiovascular Major Organs
Heart, arteries, capillaries, veins
Cardiovascular Major Functions
Move blood through blood vessels and transport substances throughout body
Lymphatic Major Organs
Lymphatic vessels , lymph nodes, thymus, spleen
Lymphatic Major Functions
Return tissue fluid to blood, carry certain absorbed food molecules, defend the body against infection
Digestive Major Organs
Mouth, Tongue, teeth, salivary glands, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, small and large intestines
Digestive Major Functions
Receive, break down, and absorb. Eliminate unabsorbed material
Respiratory Major Organs
Nasal cavity, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs
Respiratory Major Functions
Intake and output of air, exchange of gases between air and blood
Urinary Major Organ
Kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra
Urinary Major Functions
Remove waste from blood, maintain water and electrolyte balance, store and transport urine
Reproductive Major Organ (Male)
Scrotum, testes, epididymides, ductus deferentia, seminal vesicles, prostate gland, bulbourethral glands, urethra, penis
Reproductive Major Functions (Male)
Produce and maintain sperm, transfer sperm cells into female reproductive tract
Reproductive Major Organs (Female)
ovaries, uterine tubes, uterus, vagina, clitoris, vulva
Reproductive Major Functions (Female)
Produce and maintain egg cells, receive sperm, support development of an embryo and function in the birth process