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12 Cards in this Set

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Integumentary system

Fx: protects, synthesizes Vit D, houses cutaneous receptors ( pain, pressure, temperature), sweat and oil glands
Skeletal system
Bones, joints

Fx: Protects & supports the body, framework for muscles, blood cells formed inside bones, bones store minerals
Muscular system
Skeletal muscles

Fx: locomotion, expression, posture, manipulation of environment; produces heat
Nervous system
Brain, Spinal cord, Nerves

Fx: control system of the body
Endocrine system
Pineal gland, Pituitary, Thyroid, Thymus, Adrenal, Pancreas, Testis, Ovary

Fx: glands that secrete hormones to regulate: growth, reproduction, and metabolism
Cardiovascular system
Blood vessels, Heart

Fx: transports blood, oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients, and wastes
Lymphatic system
Thymus, Red Bone Marrow, Lymphatic Vessels, Thoracic Duct, Spleen, Lymph nodes

Fx: picks up fluid leaked by blood vessels & returns it, disposes of debris, houses white blood cells (lymphocytes) involved with immunity
Respiratory system
Nasal cavity, Pharynx, Larynx, Trachea, Lungs, Bronchus

Fx: Supplies blood with O2 & removes CO2 - gaseous exchange through alveolar sacs
Digestive system
Oral cavity, Esophagus, Liver, Stomach, Small intestine, Large intestine, Rectum, Anus

Fx: breaks down food into absorbable units, indigestable foodstuffs are eliminated as feces
Urinary system
Kidneys, Ureter, Urinary bladder, Urethra

Fx: eliminates nitrogenous waste, regulates H2O, electrolytes and acid-base balance of the blood
Male Reproductive system
Prostate gland, Penis, Testis, Scrotum, Ductus deferens

Fx: reproduction
Female Reproductive system
Mammary glands, Ovaries, Uterus, Vagina, Uterine tube

Fx: reproduction