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Exploring your organs

  1. 1. EXPLORING YOUR ORGANS.
  2. 2. <ul><li>HEART. </li></ul><ul><li>FUNCTIONS: The heart is a specialised muscle that contracts regularly and continuously, pumping blood to the body and the lungs. The pumping action is caused by a flow of electricity through the heart that repeats itself in a cycle. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>BRAIN. </li></ul><ul><li>FUNCTIONS: The human brain is the center of the human nervous system . Enclosed in the cranium , the human brain has the same general structure as that of other mammals , but is over three times larger than the brain of a typical mammal with an equivalent body size. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>LUNGS. </li></ul><ul><li>FUNCTIONS: </li></ul>is a magnificent organ that performs a multitude of vital functions every second of our lives. Breathing is the most essential of these functions. With each breath, the lungs take in oxygen and remove carbon dioxide. The air (oxygen) we breathe enters the lungs via the main windpipe (trachea), which branches into two main tubes supplying the right and left lung, respectively.
  5. 5. <ul><li>LIVER </li></ul><ul><li>FUNCTIONS: </li></ul><ul><li>Storing glycogen (fuel for the body) which is made from sugars; helping to process fats and proteins from digested food; making proteins that are essential for blood to clot (clotting factors); processing many medicines which you may take; helping to remove poisons and toxins from the body. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>STOMACH </li></ul><ul><li>FUNCTIONS </li></ul><ul><li>The stomach is a muscular organ located on the left side of the upper abdomen. The stomach receives food from the esophagus. As food reaches the end of the esophagus, it enters the stomach through a muscular valve called the lower esophageal sphincter. </li></ul><ul><li>The stomach secretes acid and enzymes that digest food. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>INTESTINES. </li></ul><ul><li>FUNCTIONS: </li></ul>The intestines are a long, continuous tube running from the stomach to the anus. Most absorption of nutrients and water happen in the intestines. The intestines include the small intestine, large intestine, and rectum.
  8. 8. <ul><li>AMADA ACEVES RODRÍGUEZ. </li></ul><ul><li>UNIVERSIDAD SANTANDER SERFIN. </li></ul><ul><li>MAESTRIA. </li></ul>

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