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Organ Systems

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Nervous System
brain, spinal cord, & nerves
Nervous System
controls and coordinates the body's responses to internal and external stimuli
Cardiovascular System
heart, blood, & blood vessels
Cardiovascular System
Transportation system of the body
respiratory system
lungs, trachea, larynx, pharynx, diaphragm
respiratory system
exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the blood, air, and tissue
skeletal system
born - 300 bones
adult - 206 bones
skeletal system
support
structure
movement
muscular system
muscles
muscular system
movement
digestive system
stomach, intestines, mouth, teeth, anus, pharynx
digestive system
breaks down food into smaller molecules that can be used by the body.
urinary system
kidney, ureter, urethra, bladder
urinary system
rids body of nitrogenous waste
integumentary system
skin, hair, nails
integumentary system
barrier for the body, regulates body temp
immune system
lymph nodes, lymph vessels, thymus, white blood cells
immune system
protects the body from diseases and other foreign objects
endocrine system
testes, ovary, hypothalamus, adrenal glands, thyroid
endocrine system
releases hormones to control growth, development, and metabolism
male reproductive system
penis, vas deferans, testes, epididymis, prostate
male reproductive system
produces and delivers sperm
female reproductive system
vagina, ovary , cervix, uterus
female reproductive system
nurtures and protect the developing embryo
define homeostasis
maintains a stable internal environment
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