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The human body system that contians the heart, blood, and all of the blood vessels. It delivers all the nutrients to the cells
Breaks down food into absorbable units that enter the blood for distribution to body cells.
the system that removes waste from your body and controls water balance
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growth, reproduction, and nutrient use (metabolism) by body cells.
A system of sensitive cells that respond to stimuli such as sound, touch, and taste
Allows for movement of the body. Keeps head in position. Provides heat.
Protects and supports body organs, and provides a framework the muscles use to cause movement. Blood cells are formed within bones. Bones store minerals.
Found only in the walls of the hearts and contracts naturally to pump blood.
Involuntary muscle found inside many internal organs of the body.
Is attached to bone by tendons and is responsible for voluntary movement of the body.
A hollow, muscular organ that pumps blood throughout the body. It has 4 chambers (2 ventricles and 2 atrium).
Blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart
Blood vessels that carry blood back to the heart
Major organs in the respiratory system; Bronchi branches into smaller narrower tubes called Bronchioles
Large, flat muscle at the bottom of the chest cavity that helps with breathing
Chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine glands, travel through the bloodstream, and affect other tissues
Digestive organ that regulates the hormones Insulin and Glucagon
Overall function is the production of offspring.
Egg-producing organs within the female reproductive system.
the male reproductive organ that makes sperm and testosterone
Digestive organ where most chemical digestion and absorption of food takes place
Absorbs water and forms feces
A pair of organs in the abdominal cavity that filter waste, unused minerals, and water that make up urine.
Allows air to pass to and from lungs
A muscular tube that connects the mouth to the stomach.
Help regulate homoeostasis
Process by which organisms maintain a relatively stable internal environment
Male sex cell
Female sex cell
Fertilized egg with double the number of chromosomes that a gamete has
Elastic, hollow, muscular organ that provides temporary storage for urine.
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