CHAPTER 5

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CHAPTER 5
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  1. SKELETAL SYSTEM
    INCLUDES ALL BONES, JOINTS AND SUPPORTING CONNECTIVE TISSUE THAT FORM THE SKELETON. THE FRAMEWORK THAT GIVES THE BODY SHAPE AND SUPPORT, PROTECTS INTERNAL ORGANS AND WITH THE MUSCULAR SYSTEM PROVIDES MOVEMENT AND LEVERAGE...CALCIUM AND SYNOVIAL FLUID ANALYSES
  2. MUSCULAR SYSTEM
    GIVES THE BODY THE ABILITY TO MOVE, MAINTAIN POSTURE AND PRODUCE HEAT. ALSO PLAYS A ROLE IN ORGAN FUNCTION AND BLOOD CIRCULATION. INCLUDES ALL MUSCLES OF THE BODY. TESTS ARE CREATINE AND LACTIC ACID
  3. INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM
    THE SKIN AND ACCESSORY STRUCTURES WITHIN IT FORM THIS SYSTEM. THE COVER THAT PROTECTS THE BODY FROM BACTERIAL INVASION, DEHYDRATION, AND THE HARMFUL RAYS OF THE SUN. BIOPSY AND TISSUE CULTURE TESTS
  4. NERVOUS SYSTEM
    CONTROLS, COORDINATES ACTIVITIES OF THE VARIOUS BOSY SYSTEMS BY MEANS OF ELECTRICAL IMPULSES AND CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES SENT TO AND RECEIVED FROM ALL PARTS OF THE BODY. THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AND THE PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. CELL COUNT TESTS AND SEROTONIN
  5. ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
    CONSISTS OF A GROUP OF DUCTLESS GLANDS THAT SECRETE HORMONES DIRECTLY INTO THE BLOODSTREAM. INCLUDE VARIOUS HORMONE SECRETING GLANDS; PITUITARY, HEART VENTRICLES, KIDNEYS, LINING OF THE STOMACH. GROWTH HORMONE AND CORTISOL TESTS
  6. DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
    PROVIDES THE MEANS BY WHICH THE BODY TAKES IN FOOD, BREAKS IT DOWN INTO USABLE COMPONENTS FOR ABSORPTION, AND ELIMINATES WASTE PRODUCTS FROM THIS PROCESS. INCLUDES AND ASSISTED BY LIPS, TEETH, TONGUE, SALIVARY GLANDS, LIVER, PANCREAS, AND GALL BLADDER. FECAL FAT AND OCCULT BLOOD TESTS. 
  7. REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
    PRODUCES GAMATES, SEX OR GERM CELLS, THAT ARE NEEDED TO FORM A NEW HUMAN BEING. CONSISTS OF GLANDS CALLED GONADS AND THEIR ASSOCIATED STRUCTURES AND DUCTS. ESTROGEN AND TESTOSTERONE TESTS
  8. URINARY SYSTEM
    FILTERS WASTE PRODUCTS FROM THE BLOOD AND ELIMINATES THEM FROM THE BODY. ALSO PLAYS AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN THE REGULATION OF BODY FLUIDS. ACTIVITIES OF THE URINARY SYSTEM RESULT IN THE CREATION AND ELIMINATION OD URINE. MAIN STRUCTURES ARE 2 KIDNEYS, 2 URETERS, A URINARY BLADDER, AND A URETHRA. RENAL BIOPSY AND ELECTROLYTES (TESTS)
  9. RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
    DELIVERS A CONSTANT SUPPLY OF OXYGEN TO ALL THE CELLS OF THE BODY AND REMOVES CARBON DIOXIDE. MAJOR STRUCTURES OF THIS SYSTEM FOR THE RESPIRATORY TRACT, A CONTINUOUS PATHWAY FOR THE FLOW OF AIR TO AND FROM THE AIR SACS IN THE LUNGS. INCLUDES THE NOSE, PHARYNX, LARYNX, TRACHEA, BRONCHI AND WINDPIPE. ARTERIAL BLOOD GASES AND COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT TESTS

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