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*Epidermis has dead skin cells on it
*Includes oil glands and melanocytes
*Helps regulate body temperature by sweating
*Part of the excretory system by removing salt and water in sweat.
*Forms a protective covering around the body
*Protects the body from foreign invaders
*Includes ligaments and periosteum
*Gives the body shape and support
*Protects organs like heart and lungs
*Produces red and white blood cells in marrow
*Makes blood cells for the circulatory system
*Contains red marrow
Muscles that attach to the bones to make them move
All the muscles in the body. Different types are:
Forms Vitamin D in the presence of sunlight
*Sensory organ for temperature, touch and pressure
*Part of the nervous system - has billions of nerve cells for the sense of touch
*Stores calcium and phosphorous
*Bones attach to muscles to make them move
Muscles that we do not control like heart and lungs. They work on their own.
Muscles we DO control like our arms and legs.
Attach muscles to bones
Cushion between bones to keep them from rubbing together.
*Helps generate body heat
*Controls the digestive and respiratory systems
group of organs that work together to perform a specific function
a collection of tissues that carry out a specialized function of the body
a part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function
(biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms
The bodily system that consists of the bones, their associated cartilages, and the joints, and supports and protects the body, produces blood cells in the marrow, and stores minerals.
The bodily system that is composed of skeletal, smooth, and cardiac muscle tissue and functions in movement of the body or of materials through the body, maintenance of posture, and heat production.
a natural protective covering of the body
the organs and tissues involved in circulating blood and lymph through the body
the system for taking in oxygen and giving off carbon dioxide, though breathing
group of organs including the kidneys, liver, skin, large intestine and lungs that purify the body by the elimination of waste matter
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, consisting of all the nerve cells of the peripheral and central nervous systems
the system of glands that produce endocrine secretions that help to control bodily metabolic activity
a system (including the thymus and bone marrow and lymphoid tissues) that protects the body from foreign substances and pathogenic organisms by producing the immune response
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