major systems and organs

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major systems and organs
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the major organ systems, components, and functions
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  1. protects against enviromental hazards
    helps regulate body temp
    provides sensory information
    integumentary system
  2. provides support and protection from other tissues
    stores calcium and other minerals
    forms blood cells
    skeletal system
  3. provides movement
    procides protection and support for other tissues
    generates heat that maintains body temp
    muscular system
  4. directs immediate responses to stimuli
    coordinates or moderates activites of other organ systems
    procides and interprets sensory information and external conditions
    nervous systems
  5. directs long term changes in the activities of the other organ systems
    adjust metabolic activity and engery use by the body
    controls many structural and functional changes during development
    endorine system
  6. distributes blood cells, water, and dissolved minerals including nutrients, waste products, oxygen, carbon dioxide
    distribute heat and assists in control of body temp
    cardiovascular system
  7. defends against infections and disease
    returns tissue fluids to the bloodstream
    lymphatic system
  8. delivers air to alveoli
    provides oxygen to bloodstream
    removes carbon dioxide from bloodstream
    produces sounds for communication
    respiratory system
  9. processes and digest food
    absorbs and conserves water
    absorbs nutriets
    stores energy reserve
    disgestive system
  10. excretes waste products from blood
    controls water balance by regulating volume of urine produced
    stores urine prior to voluntary elimination
    regulates blood ion concentrations and pH
    urinary system
  11. produces sperm, suspending fluids, and hormones
    sexual intercourse
    male reproductive system
  12. produces female sex cells (oocytes) and hormones
    supports developing embryo from conception to delivery
    procides mile to nourish infant
    sexual intercourse
    female reproductive system
  13. skin
    integumentary system
  14. hair
    integumentary system
  15. sweat glands
    integumentary system
  16. nails
    integumentary system
  17. skeletal muscles and associated tendons
    muscular systems
  18. pituitary, suprarenal and thyroid gland
    endorine system
  19. pancreas
    endorine system
  20. gonads (testes and ovaries)
    endorine system
  21. bones
    skeletal system
  22. cartilages and associated ligaments
    skeletal system
  23. bone marrow
    skeletal system
  24. brain
    nervous system
  25. spinal cord
    nervous system
  26. peripheral nerves
    nervous system
  27. sense organs
    nervous system
  28. heart
    cardiovascular system
  29. blood
    cardiovascular system
  30. blood vessels
    cardiovascular system
  31. spleen
    lymphatic system
  32. thymus
    lymphatic system
  33. lumphatic vessels and nodes
    lymphatic system
  34. tonsils
    lymphatic system
  35. nasal cavities and sinuses
    respiratory system
  36. larynx
    respiratory system
  37. trachea
    respiratory system
  38. bronchi
    respiratory system
  39. lungs
    respiratory system
  40. alveoli
    respiratory system
  41. teeth and tongue
    digestive system
  42. pharynx
    digestive system
  43. esophagus, stomach, large and small intestines
    digestive system
  44. liver
    digestive system
  45. gallbladder
    digestive system
  46. pancreas
    digestive system
  47. kidneys
    urinary system
  48. ureters, urethra
    urinary system
  49. urinary bladder
    urinary system
  50. testes, penis, scrotum
    male reproductive system
  51. epididymides
    male reproductive system
  52. ductus deferens
    male reproductive system
  53. seminal vesicles and prostate glands
    male reproductive system
  54. ovaries, vagina, libia, clitoris
    female reproductive system
  55. mammary glands
    female reproductive system
  56. uterine tubes, uterus
    female reproductive system

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