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Digestive System
contains apprx 30 ft of tubing from the mouth to stomache & ending at the butt. It breaks down food & separates nutrients & eliminates wast products
Reproductive System
deals with reproduction & continuation of human species. Only system that can be removed w/out endangering a person's life.
Urinary System
eliminates wastes from the body in the form of a slightly yellow liquid (yuk) called urine. Helps to maintain the body's water & chemical balance. Influenced by blood pressure, blood flow, & endocrine sys. & the normal body rhythms & cycles
Endocrine System
responsible for regulating most of the hormone-producing glands. Includes the pineal glad, hypothalamus gland, pituitary gland, parathyroid glands, adrenal glands, pancreas glands, stomach & intestines, kidneys, & reproductive organs.
Hormones
One way that the different tissues, organs & cells of the body communicate with one another for correct performance. Metabolism, water & mineral balance, growth & sexual development & body's reaction to stress are all regulated by hormones