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Integumentary System
-external body covering
-protects from injury
-synthesizes Vitamin D
-cutaneous receptors + sweat/oil glands
**Skin
Skeletal System
-protects/supports organs
-framework for muscles
-blood cells formed in bones
-stores minerals
**Cartilages, Joints, Bones
Muscular System
-Manipulation of environment
-locomotion/facial expression
-posture
-produces heat
**Skeletal Muscles
Nervous System
-control system
-responds to in/external changes
**Brain, Sensory Receptor, Spinal Cord, Nerves
Endocrine System
-hormones regulate growth, reproduction, metabolism
**Pituitary Gland, Pancreas, Thyroid Gland
Cardiovascular System
(Circulatory)
-blood vessels transport blood (which carries oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients, wastes, etc)
-heart pumps blood
**Heart, Blood Vessels
Lymphatic System
-picks up leaked fluid
-disposes of debris
-houses white blood cells (immunity)
**Thoracic Duct, Lymph Nodes, Lymphatic Vessels
Respiratory System
-supplies blood w/ Oxygen
-removes Carbon Dioxide
-gaseous exchanges
**Larynx, Trachea, Lung
Digestive System
-Breaks down food into absorbable units
-eliminates indigestible food
**Stomach, Intestines, Esophogas
Urinary System
-eliminates nitrogenous waste
-regulates water, electrolyte balance
**Kidney, Urinary Bladder
Male Reproductive System
-production of offspring
-production of sperm
**Testis, Penis
Female Reproductive System
-production of offspring
-production of eggs
-sites of fertilization for fetus
-mammary glands --> milk
**Ovary, Vagina, Uteres