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Organ System (Definition)

Muscular System
Moves the skeleton and produces heat.
Circulatory System
Transports oxygen and nutrients to tissue.
Reproductive System
Produces egg or sperm to continue the human species.
Skeletal System
Supports the body and protects internal organs.
Urinary System
Removes waste products from the blood.
Respiratory System
Exchanges oxygen and carbon dioxide between the blood and air.
Nervous System
Regulates body functions by means of impulses.
Endocrine System
Regulates the body by means of hormones.
Lymphatic System
Destroys pathogens that enter the body.
Digestive System
Changes food to simpler chemicals to be absorbed.
Integumentary System
Is a barrier to pathogens and to chemicals.