Human Body Systems Vocabulary Words
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breaks down food into nutrients for body cells
Excretory System / Urinary System
gets rid of gas (carbon dioxide) and liquid (sweat, urine) waste
brings oxygen into the body and removes carbon dioxide
Circulatory System / Cardiovascular System
transport/move oxygen and nutrients via blood to all cells of the body
supports the body (structure)
an organ system that permits movement of the body, maintains posture, and circulates blood throughout the body.
Sends electrical impulses and signals to the entire body for all functions ( brain, nerves, spinal cord)
HORMONES a collection of glands that control and regulate chemical processes in the body (ex. puberty, metabolism, growth)
Keeps us healthy. a collection of cells, tissues, and organs that fight disease and germs.
allows organisms to have offsprings (make babies)
a part of an organism that is typically self-contained and has a specific vital function, such as the heart, skin, or liver in humans.
the skin and its appendages acting to protect the body from various kinds of damage, such as loss of water or abrasion from outside. The integumentary system includes hair, scales, feathers, hooves, and nails - depending on the animal.
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