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Integumentary System
Skin
1) Protects internal tissue from injury
2) Waterproof
3) Regulates body temperature
4) Protective barrier
Skeletal System
Bones, Cartilage, Ligaments, Joints
1) Supports and protects
2) Framework (for movement)
3) Storage for minerals
Muscular System
ONLY SKELETAL MUSCLES (not cardiac and smooth)
Muscles have 1 purpose- movement (through contraction)
Nervous System
Brain, Spinal Cord, Nerves, Sensory Receptors
Body's control system
Endocrine System
Glands- Pineal, Pituitary, Thyroid, Thymus, Adrenal, Pancreas, Testes, Ovaries
1) Secrete hormones
2) Regulate growth and metabolism

GLANDS- Pineal, pituitary, thyroid, thymus, adrenal, pancreas, testes, and ovaries
Cardiovascular System
Heart, blood, blood vessels
Travel system for many needed substances
Lymphatic System
Lymph nodes, lymphatic vessels, spleen, thoracic duct
1) Returns fluid that leaks from cardiovascular system back to blood vessels
2) Cleanses blood
3) Houses white blood cells
Respiratory System
Nasal cavity, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs
1) Supplies cells w/ oxygen
2) Removes CO2
Digestive System
Esophagus, Stomach, Small & Large Intestines, Rectum, Liver, Pancreas
Breaks down food so nutrients can pass into blood
Urinary System
Kidneys, Ureter, Urethera, Bladder
1) AKA Excretory System
2) Regulates acid/base balance in blood
3) Maintains water/salt balance in body
4) Removes nitrogen containg waste (by-products of the breakdown of proteins and nucleic acids)
Reproductive System
Ovaries, Testes, Etc.
1) Produce sperm/eggs
2) House hormones that encourage/suppress activities in body (agression, masculine/feminine skeletal form)