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joints
places where one bone meets another
kidneys
a filtering system for the blood.
Respiratory system
To carry oxygen to cells.
To removecarbon dioxide from blood
skeletal and muscular systems
To support and move teh body
To protect organs
Digestive ans excretory systems
To break down food for energy.
To get rid of wastes
interrelated
the systems work together and are dependent on one another
brain
your nervous system's command center
centeral nervous system
consists of the brain and spinal cord
3 ways to keep your Nervous System Healthy
1. get enough sleep and eat properly
2. Avoid alcohol and other drugs.
3. Take care of your heart and blood vessels.
Arteries
carry oxygen-rich blood away from the heart
Plasma
transport dissolved food and blood cells
platekets
help you blood clot. keeps you from losing too much blood when you have a cut.
lungs
main organs of the respiratory system
bronchi
two branches of the trachea
cartilage
connecting tissue that covers the ends of bones and supprts certain structures.
Digestion
the process of breaking down food into a from the body can use.
excretion
the process of removing liquid wastes from the body
Nervous system
sends and receives messages
see, hear, smell. taste, touch
controls all body systems
white blood cells
destroy disease germs that enter the body.
Circulatory system
To bring food and oxygen to cells
To take waste away from cells
spinal cord
tube of neurons that run up the spine
neurons
cells that make up teh nervous system
Capillaries
tiny brances of arteries and veins
veins
carry oxygen-poor blood toward the heart
trachea
windpipe
Keeping your Circulatory system Healthy
1. Eat a balanced diet
2. Avoid stress
3. Exercise
4. Try to maintain you ideal weight
5. Don't smoke
ligaments
hold bones and joints together
Kepping your Respiratory System Healthy
1. Exercise
2. Breathe clean air
3. Don't smoke
4.Breathe deeply
5. Use good posture
diaphragm
muscle at the bottom of the chest
Keeping your Bones and Muscles Healthy
1. Eat a balanced diet
2. Exercise safely
3. Have good posture
4. Get enough rest
Tendons
connects bone to muscles
Keeping your Digestive and Excretory System Healthy
1. Ear a balanced diet.
2. Eat regular meals at regular times.
3. Chew food slowly.
4. Drink water
Red blood cells
carry oxygen to all other cells of the body and carry away some waste products