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.
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