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Function of the integumentary system

<p>forms the external body covering protects deeper tissues from injury synthesizes vitamin d houses cutaneous (pain, pressure) receptors, sweat, and oil glands</p>

forms the external body covering protects deeper tissues from injury synthesizes vitamin d houses cutaneous (pain, pressure) receptors, sweat, and oil glands

<p>forms the external body covering protects deeper tissues from injury synthesizes vitamin d houses cutaneous (pain, pressure) receptors, sweat, and oil glands</p>
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What structures are in the integumentary system?

skin, hair, nails

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Function of the skeletal system

<p>protects and supports body organs and provides a framework the muscles use to cause movement blood cells are formed within bones bones store minerals</p>

protects and supports body organs and provides a framework the muscles use to cause movement blood cells are formed within bones bones store minerals

<p>protects and supports body organs and provides a framework the muscles use to cause movement blood cells are formed within bones bones store minerals</p>
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What structures are in the skeletal system?

joints, bones

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Function of the muscular system

<p>allows manipulation of environment, locomotion, and facial expression maintains posture, and produces heat</p>

allows manipulation of environment, locomotion, and facial expression maintains posture, and produces heat

<p>allows manipulation of environment, locomotion, and facial expression maintains posture, and produces heat</p>
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What structures are in the muscular system?

skeletal muscles

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Function of the nervous system

<p>as the fast-acting control system of the body, it responds to internal and external changes by activating appropriate muscles and glands</p>

as the fast-acting control system of the body, it responds to internal and external changes by activating appropriate muscles and glands

<p>as the fast-acting control system of the body, it responds to internal and external changes by activating appropriate muscles and glands</p>
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What structures are in the nervous system?

brain, spinal cord, nerves

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Function of the endocrine system

<p>glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growth, reproduction, and nutrient use (metabolism) by body cells</p>

glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growth, reproduction, and nutrient use (metabolism) by body cells

<p>glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growth, reproduction, and nutrient use (metabolism) by body cells</p>
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What structures are in the endocrine system?

pineal gland, pituitary, thyroid gland, thymus, adrenal gland, pancreas, testis, overy

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Function of the cardiovascular system

<p>blood vessels transport blood, which carries oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients, wastes, etc the heart pumps blood</p>

blood vessels transport blood, which carries oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients, wastes, etc the heart pumps blood

<p>blood vessels transport blood, which carries oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients, wastes, etc the heart pumps blood</p>
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What structures are in the cardiovascular system

heart, blood, vessels

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Function of the lymphatic system/immunity

<p>picks up fluid leaked from blood vessels and returns it to blood disposes of debris in the lymphatic stream houses white blood cells involved in immunity the immune response mounts the attack against foreign substances within the body</p>

picks up fluid leaked from blood vessels and returns it to blood disposes of debris in the lymphatic stream houses white blood cells involved in immunity the immune response mounts the attack against foreign substances within the body

<p>picks up fluid leaked from blood vessels and returns it to blood disposes of debris in the lymphatic stream houses white blood cells involved in immunity the immune response mounts the attack against foreign substances within the body</p>
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What structures are in the lymphatic system/immunity

red bone marrow, thymus, lymphatic vessels, thoracic duct, spleen, lymph nodes

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Function of the respiratory system

<p>keeps blood constantly supplied with oxygen and removes carbon dioxide the gaseous exchanges occur through the walls of the air sacs of the lungs</p>

keeps blood constantly supplied with oxygen and removes carbon dioxide the gaseous exchanges occur through the walls of the air sacs of the lungs

<p>keeps blood constantly supplied with oxygen and removes carbon dioxide the gaseous exchanges occur through the walls of the air sacs of the lungs</p>
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What structures are in the respiratory system

nasal cavity, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchus, lungs

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Function of the digestive system

<p>breaks down food into absorbable units that enter the blood for distribution to body cells indigestible foodstuffs are eliminated as feces</p>

breaks down food into absorbable units that enter the blood for distribution to body cells indigestible foodstuffs are eliminated as feces

<p>breaks down food into absorbable units that enter the blood for distribution to body cells indigestible foodstuffs are eliminated as feces</p>
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What structures are in the digestive system

oral cavity, esophagus, liver, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, anus

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Function of the urinary system

<p>eliminates nitrogenous wastes from the body regulates water, electrolytes, and acid-base balance of the blood</p>

eliminates nitrogenous wastes from the body regulates water, electrolytes, and acid-base balance of the blood

<p>eliminates nitrogenous wastes from the body regulates water, electrolytes, and acid-base balance of the blood</p>
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What structures are in the urinary system

kidney, ureter, urinary bladder, urethra

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Function male and female reproductive system

Production of offspring Testes produce sperm and male sex hormone and males ducts and glands aid in the delivery or sperm to the female reproductive tract Ovaries produce eggs and female sex hormones The remaining female structures serve as sites for fertilization and development of the fetus Mammary glands of female breasts produce milk to nourish the newborn

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What structures are in the male reproductive system?

prostate, penis, testis, scrotum, ductus deferens

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What structures are in the female reproductive system?

mammary glands, ovary, uterus, vagina, uterine tube

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