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Human Body Systems FUNCTIONS


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integumentary system
to protect the internal organs, produce vitamin D, creates a barrier for protection from the outside environment, regulates temperature
nervous system
controls all of the other body systems, sends signals for systems to respond to stimuli
endocrine system
secretes hormones into blood, controls development and daily activites
skeletal system
provides shape and support, produces blood cells
muscular system
enables bodies to move
circulatory system
transports needed materials to where they need to go in the body
respiratory system
Brings oxygen into the body. Gets rid of carbon dioxide.
digestive system
Breaks down food into smaller molecules. Absorbs these nutrients into the body. Eliminates wastes.
excretory system
the system that removes waste from your body and controls water balance
reproductive system
produces offspring