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diabetes

a disease which triggers the immune system to attack insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas

digestive system

the organs and structures that process the food in the body

endocrine system

the system that makes, stores, and releases hormones

excretory system

the organs and structures, responsible for the elimination of waste from the body

circulatory system

the system of blood vessels and organs and transports blood to the cells in the body

muscular system

the system that gives shape to the body and allows it to move; made up of skeletal muscles, smooth muscles, and cardiac muscle.

nervous system

the system that controls all the activity inside the body and monitors and responds to the outside environment

respiratory system

the organs and structures that transport oxygen to the red blood cells and get rid of carbon dioxide

skeletal system

a system of bones that provides structure, assists movement, and protects the main organs of the nervous system