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A&P organ systems of the body
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a structure made up of two or more kinds of tissues organized in such a way that they can together perform a more complex function than can any tissue alone.
a group of organs arranged in such a way that they can together perform a more complex function than can any organ alone
integumentary, skeletal, musclar, nervous, endocrine cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, reproductive
what are the 11 organ systems?
skin, hair, nails, sense receptors, sweat glands, oil glands
structures of integumentary system are?
protection, regulation of body temperature by sweating and by controlling blood flow, synthesis of chemicals such as vitamin D, sense organ
what are the functions of integumentary system?
bones are the organs, related tissues are cartilage and ligaments, joints
structures of skeletal system are?
support, movement, storage of minerals such as calcium and phosphorus, blood cell formation
what are the functions of the skeletal system?
muscles are the organs, connected to bones by tendons
structures of muscular system are?
movement, maintenance of body posture, production of heat
what are the functions of the muscular system?
brain, spinal, nerves
structures of the nervous system are?
communication between body parts, integration of body functions, control of body functions, recognition of sensory stimuli
what are the functions of the nervous system?
pituitary, pineal, hypothalamus, thyroid, parathyroid, thymus, adrenal, pancreas, ovaries, testes
what are the structures of the endocrine system?
secretion of special substances called hormones directly into the blood, same as nervous system with communication, integration, and control
what are the functions of the endocrine system?
growth, metabolism, reproduction, fluid and electrolyte balance
what are some examples of endocrine system functions?
heart, blood vessels
structures of cardiovascular system?
transportation, regulation of body temperature, immunity
what are the functions of the cardiovascular system?
lymph nodes, lymphatic vessels, tonsils, thymus, spleen
what are the structures of the lymphatic system?
what are the functions of the lymphatic system?
nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs
what are the structures of the respiratory system?
exchange of waste gas for oxygen, warm and humidify incoming air, filtration of irritants from inspire air, regulation of acid base balance
what are the functions of the respiratory system?
mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, anal canal
what are the structures of the digestive system?
mechanical and chemical breakdown of food, absorption of nutrients, elimination of undigested waste
what are the functions of digestive system?
structural but not functional part of digestive system
kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra
what are the structures of the urinary system?
cleaning blood of waste products, electrolyte balance, water balance, acid based balance,
what are the functions of the urinary system?
testes, vas deferens, urethra, prostate, penis, scrotum
what are the structures of the reproductive system for males
ovaries, uterus, fallopian tubes, vagina, breasts, vulva
what are the structures of the reproductive system for females
survival of genes, production of sex cells, transfer and fertilization of sex cells, development and birth of offspring, nourishment of offspring, production of sex hormones
what are the functions of the reproductive system?
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