Exercise 2

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dorian
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Exercise 2
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2011-01-22 15:19:04
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Organ Systems
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name the organ systems
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  1. Transports nutrients, chemical messengers gases and wastes in blood
    Cardiovascular
  2. Adds oxygen to blood and removes carbon dioxide from blood; maintenance of carbon dioxide levels helps regulate pH
    Respiratory
  3. Breaks down food into units that can be absorbed into the body; eliminates solid wastes
    Digestive
  4. Removes nitrogenous wastes; maintains body fluid volume, pH and electrolyte levels through urine production
    Urinary
  5. Provides a protective barrier for the body, aids in production of vitamin D and contains in sensory receptors for pain, touch and temperature
    Integumentary
  6. Returns fluid to cardiovascular system; detects, filters, and eliminates disease-causing organisms, including cancer cells
    Lymphatic and Immune
  7. Protects major organs; provides levers and support for body movement
    Skeletal
  8. Moves bones and maintains posture
    Muscular
  9. Controls cell function with electrical signals
    Nervous
  10. Controls cell function with hormones
    Endocrine
  11. Produces Gametes
    Reproductive
  12. Major cardiovascular organs
    Heart and blood vessels
  13. Major respiratory organs
    nose, pharynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs
  14. Major digestive organs
    mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, intestines, pancreas, liver
  15. Major urinary organs
    kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra
  16. Major integumentary organs
    skin, nails, hair, sweat and oil glands
  17. Major lymphatic and immune organs
    lymphatic vessels, lymph nodes, spleen
  18. Major skeletal organs
    bones
  19. Major muscular organs
    skeletal muscles
  20. Major nervous organs
    brain, spinal cord, nerves
  21. Major endocrine organs
    hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid, pancreas, adrenal glands, ovaries, testes
  22. Major reproductive organs
    testes, epididymis, ductus deferens, penis, ovaries, uterine tubes, uterus, vagina

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