Detects and interprets information from the environment outside the body and from within the body. Controls most body functions. Major organs: brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves.
Controls many body processes by means of chemicals. Major Organs: Glands that produce hormones.
Produces sex cells that can unite to create offspring. Major Organs: In females, eggs are produced in the overies. In males, sperm are produced in the testies.
Supports and protects the body. Works with muscles to allow movement. Major Organs: All Bones
Enables body to move. Moves food through digestive system. Keeps heart beating. Major Organs: All Muscles
Takes in food into the body. Breaks down food. Absorbs the digested material. Eliminates the undigested material. Major Organs: Mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, pancreas, liver
Carries nutrients and oxygen to the body cells. Carries wastes away from body cells. Major Organs: Heart, blood vessels ( arteries and veins)
Takes oxygen into the body. Eliminates carbon dioxide from the body. Major Organs: Nose, mouth, trachea, lungs, diaphragm
Remove Wases. Major Organs: Skin, lungs, kidneys, bladder