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Systems of the body


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Systems of the body

  1. 1. Systems of the Body
  2. 2. Nervous System Functions: Control, regulation, coordination, sensory Organs: brain, spinal cord, nerves
  3. 3. Endocrine System Function: control, regulation of other systems; secrete hormones Organs: pituitary gland, thyroid gland, pancreas, gonads, adrenals
  4. 4. Digestive System Function: breakdown macromolecules (food) into useable nutrients Organs: liver, pancreas, gall bladder, mouth, esophagus, small intestines, large intestines, rectum
  5. 5. Cardiovascular System Function: transport substances to/away from cells; distributes heat to control body temp. Organs: heart, blood vessels, blood
  6. 6. Lymphatic System Function: Immunity, returns tissue fluids to the bloodstream Organs: lymph vessels, lymph nodes, tonsils, spleen, thymus
  7. 7. Immune System Function: Defense from disease Organs: Spleen, lymph nodes, bone marrow, thymus gland, tonsils
  8. 8. Respiratory System Functions: gas exchange; acid/base balance; sound production Organs: lungs; trachea; larynx; nasal cavity; alveoli; bronchi; bronchioles; sinuses
  9. 9. Urinary System Functions: removal of liquid (nitrogenous) waste; acid/base balance; fluid balance Organs: kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra
  10. 10. Integumentary System Functions: protect; temperature control; sensation Organs: skin; sebaceous glands, sudoriferous glands, hair, nails
  11. 11. Skeletal System Functions: support, protect tissues, movement, blood production; storage Organs: bones; cartilage; tendons; ligaments; marrow
  12. 12. Muscular System Functions: movement; posture; temperature regulation; protection Organs: skeletal muscles; tendons
  13. 13. Reproductive System Functions: Produce offspring; continuity of genetic information Organs: male-testes, prostate, urethra, vas deferens female-ovaries, uterus, vagina, fallopian tubes