11 terms

Bio Body Systems and Functions

Nervous System
Recognizes and coordinates the bodys response to changes in its internal and external environments
Integumentary System
Barrier against infection and injury; helps regulate body temp; provides protection against sun radiation
Respiratory System
Provides oxygen needed for cellular respiration and removes excess carbon dioxide from the body
Digestive System
Converts foods into simpler molecules that cane be used by the cells of the body; absorbs food; eliminates wastes
Excretory System
Eliminates waste products from the body in ways that maintain homeostasis
Skeletal System
Supports the body; protects internal organs; allows movement; serves as a site for blood cell formation; stores mineral reserves
Muscular System
Works with the skeletal system to produce voluntary movement; helps to circulate blood and move food through the digestive system
Circulatory System
Brings oxygen, nutrients, and hormones to cells; fights infection; removes cell wastes; helps regulate body temp
Endocrine System
Controls growth/development/metabolism; maintains homeostasis
Reproductive System
Produces reproductive cells; in females, nurtures and protects developing embryo
Lymphatic/Immune System
Helps protect the body from disease; collects fluid lost from blood vessels and returns the fluid to the circulatory system