Human Body Systems
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This body system moves oxygen from the outside environment into the body and removes carbon dioxide and water from the body to the outside environment.
This body system stores nutrients and other materials for when your body needs them.
This body system transports nutrients and gases (oxygen and carbon dioxide) through the bloodstream to and from the cells/tissues in the body.
This body system creates immune cells; white blood cells which help fight off disease.
The red blood cells carry oxygen around the body in the bloodstream.
This body system provides shape and support.
This body system breaks down food into smaller nutrient particles.
This body system receives information about what is happening both inside and outside of your body.
This body system has voluntary muscles (muscles you can control). Skeletal muscles are attached to your bones and allow you to move. [Name two systems]
Skeletal and Muscular Systems
This body system has involuntary muscles (muscles you can't control). The first type of involuntary muscles: Cardiac muscles found in your heart. [Name two systems]
Muscular and Circulatory Systems
This body system produces red blood cells and white blood cells (in the bone marrow).
This body system has involuntary muscles (muscles you can't control). The second type of involuntary muscles: Smooth muscles found in your stomach and blood vessels. [Name three systems]
Muscular, Digestive, and Circulatory Systems
This body system directs the way in which your body responds to information that happens both inside and outside of your body.
This body system helps maintain homeostasis.
This body system absorbs fat and moves fat to the circulatory system.
This body system includes the nose, throat (pharynx), windpipe (trachea), bronchi, and lungs.
These two body systems absorb smaller nutrient particles (food) into the bloodstream and carry them around the body.
Digestive and Circulatory Systems
This body system protects your organs.
This body system removes waste from the body.
This body system includes the heart, blood vessels (arteries and veins), and blood.
This body system helps shuttle fluids from tissues in the body to the blood stream.
This body system enables you to move.
This body system is also known as the Cardiovascular system.
The process by which an organism's internal environment is kept stable in spite of changes in the external environment. (This can affect heart rate, digestion, respiration rate, salivation, perspiration, diameter of the pupils, etc.)
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