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10 Cards in this Set

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Integumentary System
skin, hair, nails, cutaneous glands
protection, water retention, vitamin D synthesis, cutaneous sensation, nonverbal communication
Skeletal System
bones, cartilages, ligaments
support, movement, protective enclosure of viscera, blood formation, electrlyte and acid-base balance
Endocrine System
pituitary gland, thyroid, thymus, pancreas, testes, ovaries
internal chemical communication and coordination
Circulatory System
heart, blood vessels
distribution of nutrients, ozygen, wastes, hormones, electrolytes, heat, immune cells, and antibodies
Muscular System
skeletal muscles
movement, stability, communication, control of body openings, heat production
Nervous System
brain, spinal cord, nerves, ganglia
rapid internal communication and coordination, sensation
Lymphatic System
lymph nodes, lymphatic vessels, thymus spleen, tonsils
recovery of excess tissue fluid, detection of pathogens, production of immune cells, defense
Respiratory System
nose pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs
absorption of oxygen, discharge of carbon dioxide, acid-base balance, speech
Urinary System
kidneys, ureters, urinary bladdar, urethra
elimination of wastes, regulation of blood volume and pressure, stimulation of red blood cell formation, control of fluid, electrolyte, and acid base balance, detoxification
Digestive System
teeth, tongue, salivary glands, intestines, liver
nutrient brakdown and absorption, metabolism of carbs, lipids, proteins, vitamins, minerals, disposal of drugs, toxins, and horomones, cleansing blood