Mogadore Body Systems
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groups of organs that perform specific functions in the human body
body system the breaks down food and absorbs nutrients
muscular tube that connects the mouth to the stomach.
flap of tissue that seals off the windpipe and prevents food from entering.
system that brings oxygen into the body and gets rid of the carbon dioxide
windpipe; tube through which air moves
muscle separating the chest and abdomen
enables movement of the body and internal organs
muscles you cannot control
muscles that you are able to control
muscle of the heart
a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton
involuntary muscle found inside many internal organs of the body
connect muscle to bone
controls everything you do and all of your body functions
a thick cord of nerve tissue that transmits information
thin fibers that send messages from the brain to parts of the body.
gives our bodies structure and protects major organs like the heart, lungs, and brain
system that provides a flow of nutrients throughout the body
blood vessels that carry blood back to the heart
carry blood away from the heart
the smallest blood vessels