Bio 2.2 Lab Exam 3 Organ Functions

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Bio 2.2 Lab Exam 3 Organ Functions
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Organ Functions
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  1. Small Intestine
    • Chemical digestion
    • Absorption
  2. Large Intestine
    Water reabsorption
  3. Stomach
    • Denature proteins
    • Grind up food
  4. Bladder
    Holds urine
  5. Bones
    • Protection
    • Structure
    • Movement
    • Produce blood
    • Mineral reservoir
  6. Brain
    Receive and process information for the body to control body function
  7. Ear
    • Converts sound from mechanical vibrations into electrical signals
    • Balance
  8. Endocrine glands
    Secrete hormones
  9. Skin
    • Protection from abrasion and bacteria
    • Prevents dehydration
    • Cussion
    • Insulation
  10. Eyes
    Collect light for interpretation in the brain
  11. Gall bladder
    Stores bile secreted by the liver
  12. Heart
    Pumps blood to the body
  13. Kidneys
    • Maintain proper water and electrolyte balance
    • Regulate acid-base concentration
    • Filter the blood of metabolic wastes
  14. Liver
    • Secretes bile
    • Filters blood
  15. Lungs
    Oxygenates blood
  16. Pancreas
    • Secretes digestive enzymes in small intestine
    • Secretes insulin into the bloodstream

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