Anatomy 6

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  1. Integumentary system
    • skin, hair, fingernails, toenails, sweat glands
    • protects, regulates body temp, eleminates water (sweat), makes vit D, sensations as touch , pain, warmth, n cold
  2. skeletal system
    • boins, joints
    • supports and protects body, surface area for muscle attachments, aids body movement, productes blood cells stores minerals
  3. muscular system
    • skeletal muscle tissue
    • body movements, maintains posture, produces heat
  4. cardiovascular system
    • blood, heart, and blood vessels
    • heart pumps blood, fight diseases, repair damaged blood vessels
  5. lymphatic system
    • lymphatic fluid/vessels, spleen, thymus, and tonsils.
    • returns protiens and fluid to blood, carries lipids from gastrointestina tract to blood, holds b and t cells
  6. nervous system
    • brain, spinal cord,nerves, special sense organs
    • generates actionpotentials to regulate body activities, detects body changes responds with muscle contraction or gladular secretions
  7. endocrine system
    • hypothalamus, pituitary gland, thymus, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, adrenal gland, pancreas, ovaries/testies
    • regulates body activities by releasing hormones.
  8. respiratory system
    • lungs, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchial tubes.
    • transfers oxygen from inhaled air to blood and carbon dioxide.
  9. digestive system
    • mouth pharynx, eophagus, stomach, smaall intestine, liver, gallbladder, pancreas
    • achieves physical and chemical breakdown of food
  10. urinary system
    • kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra
    • produces, stores, eliminates urine, regulates chemical composition
  11. reproductive system
    • testes, ovaries, uterine tubes, uterus, vagina, epididymides, semical vesicle, prostate, ductus deferenses and penis
    • produce gametes for reproduction, hormone regulation,
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Anatomy 6
2011-09-12 22:43:33
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