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CH4 Organ Systems of the Body

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Skeletal system
Provides a rigid framework for the body and stores minerals.
Muscular system
Provides movement, body posture, and heat.
Edocrine system
Uses hormones to regulate body functions.
Respiratory system
Exchanges oxygen and CO2 and regulates acid base balance.
Nervous system
Uses electrochemical signals to integrate, communicate and control body.
Urinary system
Cleans the blood of metabolic wastes and regulates electrolyte balance.
Lymphatic system
Transports fatty nutrients from the digestive system to the blood.
Integumentary system
Protection of underlying structures, sensory reception, and regulation of body temperature.
Cardiovascular system
Transports substances such as nutrients, proteins, wastes, hormones , from one part of the body to another.
Digestive system
Physical and chemical change in nutrients and absorption of them.
Reproductive system
Ensures the survival of the species rather than the individual.