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Body Systems Functions & Organs

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Circulatory System Function
The body system responsible for carrying materials through out the body.
Circulatory System Organs
Major organs include heart & blood vessels
Respiratory System Function
The body system in which oxygen is brought into the body and carbon dioxide is released
Respiratory System Organs
The major organs include nose, trachea, lungs, & diaphragm
Digestive System Function
The body system that takes in, breaks down, and absorbs nutrients.
Digestive System Organs
The organ system that is made up the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and large intestine.
Excretory System Function
The body system that helps rid the body of wastes, toxins, and excess water.
Excretory System Organs
Major organs include kidneys, ureters, urethra, & bladder.
Nervous System Function
The body system of specialized cells that carry electrical messages throughout the body; senses.
Nervous System Organs
Includes the brain, spinal cord, & peripheral nerves.
Muscular System Function
The body system that allows and creates movement.
Muscular System Organs
Major organs include skeletal muscles, smooth muscles, and cardiac muscles.
Skeletal System Function
The body system that protects internal organs and supports the body.
Skeletal System Organs
Major organs include the bones, cartilage, tendons and ligaments.
Integumentary System Function
The body system that covers and protects the body from the environment; 1st line of defense.
Integumentary System Organs
Major organ is the skin and includes hair and nails.
Immune System Function
A complex response system that protects the body from bacteria, viruses, and other foreign substances; 2nd line of defense.
Immune system Organs
Thymus and white blood cells are key parts of this system.
Endocrine System Function
Produces hormones or chemicals that travel through the blood stream and affect activities throughout the body.
Endocrine System Organs
Major organs include the pituitary, adrenals, testes, and ovaries.
Reproductive System Function
Creates specialized cells (egg and sperm) in females and males.
Cell
Smallest unit of life. Basic unit of structure and function.
Tissue
A group of similar cells that perform a specific function.
Organ
Group of tissues that work together to perform closely related functions.
Organ systems
A group of two or more organs working together for a specific job; e.g. the digestive system.
Organism
An individual living thing. The largest level that contains all other levels of organization.

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