Science - Human Body Systems
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n. A system that transports oxygen, nutrients, and waste through the body in the blood.
n. A system that provides the body's cells with the oxygen needed to produce energy.
n. A system that provides the body with the nutrients needed to produce energy.
n. A system that is responsible for removing wastes from the body.
n. A system that organizes the body's bones into a skeleton that protects the body's internal organs.
n. A system consisting of skeletal, smooth, and cardiac muscles. It permits movement of the body, maintains posture, and circulates blood throughout the body.
n. A system that detects changes in your environment and transmits information from one part of the body to another.
n. Small blood vessels in which blood cells must move through them one at a time.
n. Structures in the lungs in which gases are exchanged.
n. Projections that stick out of the walls of the small intestine to absorb nutrients needed by the body.
n. The parts of the kidneys that remove wastes from the blood.
n. A connective tissue inside the bones that produces red blood cells and white blood cells.
n. The places where bones meet. Not all joints permit movement (for example, joints in the skull).
n. A connective tissue that attaches muscles to bones.
n. A connective tissue that attaches bones to bones.
n. A single nerve cell that is specialized to receive and transmit signals.
n. A neuron that can detect conditions in the body's environment.