The 12 Systems - H A & PI

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Lymphatic System

  • returns fluid to blood

  • defends against pathogens

thymus, lymph nodes, spleen, lymphatic vessels

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Respiratory System

  • removes carbon dioxide from the body

  • delivers oxygen to the body

nasal passage, trachea, lungs

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Muscular System

  • enables movement (with skeletal system)

  • helps maintain body temperature

skeletal muscles, tendons

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Nervous System

  • detects and processes sensory information

  • activates bodily responses

brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves

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Integumentary System

  • encloses internal body structures

  • site of many sensory receptors

hair, skin, nails

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Skeletal System

  • supports the body

  • enables movement (with muscular system)

cartilage, bones, joints

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Endocrine System

  • secretes hormones

  • regulates body processes

pituitary gland, thyroid gland, pancreas, adrenal glands, testes, ovaries

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Cardiovascular System

  • delivers oxygen and nutrients to tissues

  • equalizes temperature in the body

heart, blood vessels

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Digestive System

  • processes food for use by the body

  • removes wastes from undigested food

stomach, liver, gall bladder, large intestine, small intestine

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Urinary System

  • controls water balance in the body

  • removes wastes from blood and excretes them

kidneys, urinary bladder

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Male Reproductive System

  • produces sex hormones and gametes

  • delivers gametes to female

epididymis, testes

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Female Reproductive System

  • produces sex hormones and gametes

  • supports embryo/fetus until birth

  • produces milk for infant

mammary glands, ovaries, uterus

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