Digestive, Excretory and Endocrine Systems
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The long tube that moves food from your throat to your stomach.
The muscular bag that mashes food and mixes it with digestive juices.
The long tube where nutrients are absorbed.
The large tube that absorbs water and leaves the solid waste
The organ that makes bile to help break down fats.
Some of the information found on a nutrition facts label
serving size, % daily value, allergy information, calories
The wastes eliminated by your excretory system
carbon dioxide, urine, sweat
These filter the blood to remove wastes and help to conserve water
This stores up to a pint of liquid waste
Liquid waste is called this
The small tube that takes urine from the bladder to outside the body
The path that urine takes through the urinary system
kidney - ureters - bladder - urethra
Tubes that connect the kidneys to the bladder
The path that food takes through the digestive system
mouth - esophagus - stomach - small intestine - large intestine
Made of glands and hormones
the endocrine system
chemicals that carry messages that cause growth and other changes in the body
the gland that is located under the brain and tells other glands what to do
the gland located in your neck that lets your body use energy
the glands located on top of the kidneys that help prepare your body to defend itself or run away
the gland that produces insulin and helps control the amount of sugar in your blood