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Organ Systems Overview
RCC AMY 2A Campo Winter '13 Quesions from the Lab Book section
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a group of cells that are similar in structure and function
a structure composed of two or more tissue types that performs a specific function for the body
The basic unit or building block of all living things
a group of organs that act together to perform a particular body function
What organ system protects deeper organs from mechanical, chemical, and bacterial injury, and desiccation (drying out)?
What organ system excretes salts and urea?
What organ system aids in regulation of body temperature?
What organ system produces vitamin D?
The epidermal and dermal regions are part of what organ system?
The cutaneous sense organs and glands are part of what organ system?
What organ system supports the body and protect the internal organs?
What organ system provides levers for muscular action?
What organ system has cavities that provide a site for blood cell formation?
Cartilages, tendons, and joints are a part of what organ system?
What organ system has the primary function of contracting or shortening so that the skeletal muscles allow locomotion, grasping and manipulation of the environment, and facial expression?
What organ system generates heat?
Brain, spinal cord, and nerves are a part of what organ system?
Sensory receptors are part of what organ system?
What organ system allows body to detect changes in its internal and external environment and to respond to such information by activating appropriate muscles or glands?
What organ system helps maintain body homeostasis, promotes growth and development?
What organ system produces chemical "messengers" (hormones) that travel in the blood to exert their effect(s) on various "target organs" of the body?
What organ system is primarily a transport system that carries blood containing oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients, wastes, ions, hormones, and other substances to and from the tissue cells where exchanges are made?
What organ system has antibodies and other protein molecules in the blood to protect the body?
The heart, blood vessels, and blood are a part of what organ system?
What organ system picks up fluid leaked from the blood vessels and returns it to the blood?
What organ system cleanses blood of pathogens and other debris?
What organ system houses lymphocytes that act via the immune response to protect the body from foreign substances (antigens)?
The thymus and spleen are a part of what organ system?
What organ system keeps the blood continuously supplied with oxygen while removing carbon dioxide?
What organ system contributes to the acid-base balance of the blood via its carbonic acid-bicarbonate buffer system?
Pharynx, larynx, and trachea are a part of what organ system?
What organ system breaks down ingested foods to minute particles, which can be absorbed into the blood for delivery to the body cells?
What organ system has undigested residue removed from the body as feces?
The esophagus and stomach are a part of what organ system?
What organ system rids the body of nitrogen-containing wastes (urea, uric acid, and ammonia), which result from the breakdown of proteins and nucleic acids by body cells?
What organ system maintains water, electrolye, and acid-base balance of blood?
The kidneys and ureters are a part of what organ system?
What organ system provides germ cells?
The prostate gland, mammary gland, and uterus are a part of what organ system?
The pituitary and adrenal glands are a part of what organ system?
What organ system causes the onset of the menstrual cycle?
What organ system protects the body by destroying bacteria and tumor cells?
What organ system removes carbon dioxide from the blood?
What organ system delivers oxygen and nutrients to the tissues?
What organ system conserves body water or eliminates excesses?
What organ systems facilitate conception and childbearing?
Reproductive and endocrine
What organ system is damaged when you cut your fingers or get a severe sunburn?
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