Body Systems & Anatomy

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  1. Integumentary
    Protects body from injury, infection and dehydration; helps regulate body temperature; eliminates some wastes; produces vitamin D.

    Skin, sweat and oil glands, nails, and hair
  2. Skeletal
    Creates framework of body protects internal organs, produces blood cells, acts as levers of muscles.

    Bones and cartilage
  3. Muscular
    Produces movement protects internal organs, produces body heat, maintains posture.

    Skeletal, smooth, and cardiac muscles
  4. Nervous
    Coordinates and controls body activities.

    Nerves , brain, spinal cord
  5. Special Senses
    Allow body to react to environment by providing sight, hearing, taste, smell, and balance.

    Eye, ear, tongue, nose, general sense receptors
  6. Circulatory
    Carries oxygen and nutrients to body cells; carries waste products away from cells; helps produce cells to fight infection blood vessels.

    Heart, blood, spleen
  7. Lymphatic
    Carries some tissue fluid and wastes to blood assists with fighting infection.

    Lymph nodes, lymph vessels, spleen, tonsils, and thymus gland.
  8. Respiratory
    Breathes in oxygen and eliminates carbon dioxide.

    Nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs
  9. Digestive
    Digests food physically and chemically, transports food, absorbs nutrients, eliminates waste.

    Mouth, salivary glands, pharynx , esophagus, stomach, intestine, liver, gallbladder, pancreas
  10. Urinary
    Filters blood to maintain fluid and electrolyte balance in the body produces and eliminates urine.

    Mouth, salivary glands, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, intestine, liver, gallbladder, pancreas
  11. Endocrine
    Produces and secretes hormones to regulate body processes.

    Pituitary, parathyroid, thyroid, adrenal, and thymus glands; pancreas, ovaries, testes
  12. Reproductive
    Provides for reproduction

    Male: testes, epididymis, vas deferens, ejaculatory duct, seminal vesicles, prostate gland, penis, urethraFemale: ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, vagina, breasts
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Body Systems & Anatomy
2013-09-04 05:37:04

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