12 terms

Body Systems

Blood System
body system that includes blood and all its component parts; also known as the hematological system
Respiratory System
brings air into the body and removes carbon dioxide. It includes the nose, trachea, and lungs.
Lymphatic and Immune System
filters body fluid, produces white blood cells and protects against foreign invaders that cause disease such as cancer
Reproductive System
organ system responsible for the production of offsrping
Musculoskeletal System
the system of muscles and tendons and ligaments and bones and joints and associated tissues that move the body and maintain its form
Nervous System
The system of cells, tissues, and organs that regulates the body's responses to internal and external stimuli. In vertebrates it consists of the brain, spinal cord, nerves, ganglia, and parts of the receptor and effector organs.
Urinary System
several organs which are primarily concerned with the removal of nitrogenous wastes from the body. Aside from its excretory function, the kidney maintains the electrolyte, acid-base, and fluid balances of the blood and is thus a major role in homeostasis
Cardiovascular System
also known as circulatory system, consists of heart, blood vessels, and blood. Carries needed substances (food, oxygen) to cells and carries waste products (carbon dioxide) away form cells.
Integumentary System
hair,skin layers,sweat glands,nails,body oils
Sensory System
body system that includes the eyes and ears and those parts of other systems involved in the reactions of the five senses.
Gastrointestinal System
GI Tract: mouth, esophagus, stomach, & intestines; Accessory organs: pancreas, liver, gallbladder, & salivary glands
Endocrine System
A group of organs called glands and the hormones they produce that help regulate conditions inside the body.