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Anatomy Systems organs
Anatomy systems and organs
How many organ systems are there in the body?
Name all the systems of the body
What are the main functions of the skeletal system?
Support the body
Forms blood cells
What is the main function of the muscular system?
Provide movement to the body by contracting and relaxing muscles
What is the main function of the Circulatory system?
Transport nutrients, gases, hormones, and wastes throughout the entire body
What is the main function of the nervous system?
relays information to and from the brain
What is the main function of the respiratory system?
To supply oxygen to the blood to transport to the body by breathing
What is the main function of the digestive system?
Breakdown and absorb nutrients from food to provide growth and maintenance
what is the main function of the excretory system?
to filter out cellular wastes, toxins and excess water or nutrients from the circulatory system.
What is the main function of the endocrine system?
To produce and release hormones
What is the main function of the reproductive system?
manufacture cells that allows reproduction
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 .
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