Human Body Organs

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Skin
covers and protects the body
Brain
controls the functions of organs
Heart
made of muscle and pump blood through the body
Lungs
takes in oxygen and gets rid of carbon dioxide
Stomach
breaks down food into liquid nutrients for the body to use it
Liver
makes digestive juices called bile that helps break down food and cleans the blood
Small intestines
allows nutrients from food to pass into blood vessels
Large intestines
removes water from food and undigested material, removes waste
Pancreas
makes digestive juices for the small intestines
Muscles
helps your body to move, makes you breathe, pumps your heart
Skeleton
gives the body support and protects organs
Kidneys
collects waste in the form of urine
Sensory Organs
organs that take in messages and sends them to the brain (5 senses - eyes, ears, nose, mouth, fingers)

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