Anatomy

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Anatomy
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2011-05-30 11:01:38
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Anatomy systems and organs
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  1. How many organ systems are there in the body?
    11
  2. Name all the systems of the body
    • Skeletal system
    • Muscular system
    • Circulatory system
    • Nervous system
    • Respiratory system
    • Digestive system
    • excretory system
    • Endocrine system
    • Reproduction system
    • Lymphatic/Immune system
    • Urinary system
  3. What are the main functions of the skeletal system?
    • Support the body
    • Protect organs
    • Provides movement
    • Stores minerals
    • Forms blood cells
  4. What is the main function of the muscular system?
    Provide movement to the body by contracting and relaxing muscles
  5. What is the main function of the Circulatory system?
    Transport nutrients, gases, hormones, and wastes throughout the entire body
  6. What is the main function of the nervous system?
    relays information to and from the brain
  7. What is the main function of the respiratory system?
    To supply oxygen to the blood to transport to the body by breathing
  8. What is the main function of the digestive system?
    Breakdown and absorb nutrients from food to provide growth and maintenance
  9. what is the main function of the excretory system?
    to filter out cellular wastes, toxins and excess water or nutrients from the circulatory system.
  10. What is the main function of the endocrine system?
    To produce and release hormones
  11. What is the main function of the reproductive system?
    manufacture cells that allows reproduction
  12. What is the main function of the Lymphatic/Immune system?
    • maintain fluid balance
    • defend the body against disease
    • absorb liquids from the intestine and transport them to the blood .
  13. What is the main function of the urinary system?
    • Production of EPO which is a hormone that instigates rbc production
    • Help balance the Ph of blood
    • Your Kidney's in particular help regulate your bp
    • Helps maintain the ionic make up of your blood/plasma

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