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Anatomy

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Anatomy
Study of the structure and shape of the body and body parts and their relationship to one another
Physiology
s the study of how the body and its parts work or function.
Integumentary System
Waterproofs the body, cushions and protects deeper tissue from injury, Helps regulate body temperature
Skin
Skeletal
Supports and provides framework of the body
Hematopoiesis- formation of red blood cells.○ Protects vital organs
Muscular
Muscles contract or shorten
Generates heat
Nervous
Body's fast acting control system
Consists of the brain, spinal cord, and sensory receptor
Endocrine
Controls body (slower than Nervous)
Produces chemical molecules known as hormones
Cardiovascular
Carries oxygen, nutrients, hormones, cells, waste, throughout the body
Lymphatic
Transports digested fat from the intestine to the bloodstream
Removes and destroys toxic substances
Resists the spread of disease throughout the body
Respiratory
Keeps the body constantly supplied with oxygen and removes carbon dioxide
Digestive
Role is to breakdown food and deliver the products to the blood for dispersal to the body cells
Urinary
Removes the nitrogen-containing wastes from the blood and flushes them from the body in urine
Also maintains the body's salt and water balance and regulates the acid-base balance of the blood
Reproductive
Produce offspring