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Body Systems - Functions

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Digestive
Breaks down food to be used by the body
Respiratory
Brings oxygen into the body and removes carbon dioxide and other gases
Circulatory
Delivers and supplies nutrients and oxygen to the body's cells and removes their waste
Skeletal
Supports body, gives it shape, protects organs, and serves as attachment for muscles
Muscular
To make the body move
Endocrine
Produces body changes. Contains glands that secrete chemical hormones (chemical messengers)
Urinary
Removes waste from body
Nervous
Read the environment and send instructions to the body