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integumentary
function: external support and protection of body
skeletal
function: internal support and flexible framework for body movement; production of blood cells; storage of minerals.
muscular
function: body movement: production of body heat
lymphatic
function: body, immunity; absorption of fats; drainage of tissue fluid
endocrine
function: secretion of hormones for chemical regulation
urinary
function: filtration of blood; maintenance of volume and chemical composition of blood; removal of metabolic wastes from body
respiratory
function: gaseous exchange between external environment and blood
nervous
function: control and regulation of all other systems of the body
circulatory
function: transport of life-sustaining materials to body cells; removal of metabolic wastes from cells
digestive
function: breakdown and absorption of food materials
female reproductive
function: production of female sex cells (ova) and female hormones; receptacle for sperm from male; site for fertilization of ovum, implantation, and development of embryo and fetus; delivery of fetus
male reproductive
function: production of male sex cells (sperm) and male hormones: transfer of sperm to reproductive system of female