7 terms

Functions of the Body Systems


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digestive system
Breaks down food into molecules and absorbs them into your cells
skeletal system
Protects and supports body organs and provides a framework the muscles use to support movement.
muscular system
Supports body movement, maintains posture, circulate blood and other nutrients
respiratory system
Brings oxygen into the body. Gets rid of carbon dioxide.
nervous system
Allows the body to sense and respond to its environment and helps maintain homeostasis.
circulatory system
It transports substances such as nuturients and oxygen to tissues and waste (carbon dioxide)
Protects the body, maintains body temperature, eliminate waste when you sweat, gather information, produce vitamin D