INTRODUCTION to body systems from chapter 1. Only only major functions and diagram.
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Includes skin, hair, and nails. Protects the internal body from external environment.
Movement of and through the body.
Support and protection.
Fast acting control system; provides communication throughout the body.
Slower acting control system. Glands secrete hormones to help maintain homeostasis.
transports blood, which carries oxygen, nutrients, and others substances through the body.
Collects excess body fluid and returns it to the circulatory system after filtering and cleaning it.
Brings oxygen into the body. Gets rid of carbon dioxide.
Breaks down food into smaller molecules. Absorbs these nutrients into the body.
Cleanses the blood and maintains water balance, producing urine from the waste.
Contains the organs needed to create children.