Human Body Organism

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Human Body Organism
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2013-06-03 13:03:50
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the 12 human body oragnism
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  1. What is Integumentary System
    • Forms the external body covering (skin)
    • protects deeper tissues from injury synthesizes vitamin D site of cutaneous
  2. What is skeletal sytem
    • Protects and supports body organs: 
    • Provides a framework the muscles use to cause movement: blood cell are formed within bones: store minerals
  3. What is a Muscular System
    Allows manipulation of the enviroment locomotion and facial expression; maintains posture; produces heat
  4. What is lymphatic system/Immunity
    Pick up fluid leaked from blood vessels and returns it to blood; disposes of debris in the lymphatic stream houses white blood cells involved in immunity. The immune response mounts the attack against foreign substances within the body
  5. What is Respiratory system
    Keeps blood constantly supplied with oxygen and removes carbon dioxide; the gaseous exchanges occur though the walls of the air sacs of the lungs
  6. What is Digestive system
    breaks down food into absorbable units that enter the blood for distribution to body cells; indigestible foodstuff are eliminated as feces
  7. What is Nervous system
    fast-acting control system of the body responds to internal and external changes by activating appropriate muscles and glands
  8. what is endocrine system
    Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growth reproduction and nurtrient use (metabolism) by body cells
  9. What is Cardiovascular system
    Blood vessels transport blood, which carries oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients wastes, etc.; the heart pumps blood
  10. What is Urinary System
    Eliminates nitrogenous wastes from the body; regulates water, electrolyte and acid-base balance of the blood
  11. What is Male/Female reproductive system
    Overall function is production of offspring. testes produce sperm and male sex hormones;ducts and glands aid in delivery of sperm to the female reproductive tract. Ovaries produce eggs and females sex homes; remaining structures serve as sites for fertilization and development of the fetus. mammary glands of female breasts produce milk to nourish the newborn

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