Body systems

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nervous system
collects information ; sending information in the form of electrical messages throughout the body
endocrine system
makes chemical messages to be sent throughout the body; these messages regulate conditions inside the body and also influence growth and development
digestive system
breaks down food into nutrients that can be used by the body
muscular system
allows movement of the body; works with the skeletal system to help you move; 3 types smooth, skeletal, cardiac
male reproductive system
produces sperm and delivers it to the female reproductive system
integumentary system
protective covering of the body
respiratory system
gathers oxygen from the environment and gets rid of carbon dioxide from the body
excretory system
gets rid of the body's wastes that are filtered from the blood
cardiovascular system
moves blood through the body
female reproductive system
produces eggs
skeletal system
supports the body and protects important organs
skeletal system
stores important minerals needed for nerves and muscles to work properly
skeletal system
allow for movement by giving muscles a place to attach
skeletal system
also makes blood cells
female reproductive system
nourishes a developing fetus
integumentary system
the skin acts as a barrier that protects the body from infection
integumentary system
includes the skin, hair and nails
cardiovascular system
digestive system
endocrine system
excretory system (focus on urinary system)
lymphatic system
muscular system
nervous system
respiratory system
skeletal system
respiratory system
lungs belong to this system
cardiovascular system
heart belongs to this system
cardiovascular system
blood vessels (veins, arteries & capillaries) belong to this system
cardiovascular system
blood belongs to this system
skeletal system
ribs belong to this system
skeletal system
skull (cranium) belongs to this system
muscular system
smooth, cardiac and skeletal are three types of material in this system
nervous system
the brain belongs to this system
nervous system
the spinal cord belongs to this system
nervous system
eyes and the rest of your sense organs belong to this system
endocrine system
this system sends messages through the body as chemicals
nervous system
this system sends messages through the body as electrical impulses
digestive system
stomach is part of this system
digestive system
small intestine is part of this system
digestive system
esophagus is part of this system
digestive system
large intestine is part of this system
excretory system (focus on urinary system)
kidneys are part of this system
excretory system (focus on urinary system)
bladder is part of this system