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Anatomy and Physiology. Body Systems.
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Forms external body covering. Functions to protect deep tissue, produce vitamin D, regulate body temperature, and provide sensory information.
Includes skin, hair, nails, and sweat glands.
Protects and supports organs, is a framework for muscles, stores minerals, and provides area in which blood cells are produced.
Includes bone, cartilage, ligaments, and marrow.
Allows for movement and facial expression, produces heat.
Includes muscles and tendons.
Quick responses to internal and external changes (stimuli) by sending signals activating muscles and glands. Responsible for the control of the body and communication among its parts.
Includes the brain, spinal cods, and nerves.
Glands that secrete hormones regulating body growth, reproduction, and metabolism using cells.
Includes hypothalamus, glands, pancreas, and gonads.
Transport of blood functioning to carry oxygen, carbon dioxide, heat, nutrients, and wastes.
Includes blood, heart, and vessels
Picks up fluid leaked from blood vessels and returns them to the blood. Houses white blood cells to fight diseases or infection.
Includes spleen, thymus, tonsils, and Lymph nodes/vessels.
Keeps blood supplied with oxygen and removes carbon dioxide.
Includes nasal cavity, larynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs, and alveoli.
Breaks down food for absorption by the body. Absorbs water and nutrients.
Includes mouth to anus, liver, pancreas, and gallbladder.
Eliminates waste from blood, regulates water and acid-base balance.
Includes kidneys, ureter, urinary bladder, and urethra.
Production of offspring and regulation of hormones.
Male: Includes testes, epididymides, ductus diferentia, seminal vesicles, prostate gland, penis, scrotum.
Female: Includes ovaries, uterine tubes, uterus, vagina, labia, clitoris, and mammary glands.
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