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What does the integumentary system include and what is it's function?
Includes: skin, hair, nails, sweat glands, and sebaceous glands

Function: protects underlying tissues, regulates body temperature, houses sensory receptors, and synthesizes various substances
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What does the skeletal system include and what is it's function?
Include: bones, cartilages, and ligaments

Function: provides a framework, protective shields, attachments for muscles, produces blood cells, and stores inorganic salts
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What does the muscular system include and what is it's function?
Include: muscles

Function: moves body parts, maintains posture, and produces body heat
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What does the nervous system include and what is it's function?
Include: brain, spinal cord, nerves, and sense organs

Function: recieves impulses, and acts on them by stimulating muscles or glands to respond
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What does the endocrine system include and what is it's function?
Include: pituitary gland, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, adrenal gland, pineal gland, thymus gland, pancreas, ovaries, and testes

Function: secretes hormones that regulate metabolism
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What does the cardiovascular system include and what is it's function?
Include: heart, and blood vessels

Function: pumps blood, carry blood to and from body parts, transports oxygen, transports nutrients, transports hormones, and transports wastes
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What does the lymphatic system include and what is it's function?
Include: cymphatic vessels, lymph fluid, lymph nodes, thymus gland, and the spleen

Function: transports lymph fluid from tissues to the bloodstream, carries certain fatty substances away from the digestive organs, and aids in defending the body against disease-causeing agents
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What does the digestive system include and what is it's function?
Include: mouth, tongue, teeth, salivary glands, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, small intestine, and large intestine

Function: recieves food, breaks down food molecules into nutrients that can pass through cell membranes, some produce hormones, and eliminates materials that are not absorbed
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What does the respiratory system include and what is it's function?
Include: nasal cavity, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, and lungs

Function: takes in air, sends out air, and exchanges gases between the air and blood
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What does the urinary system include and what is it's function?
Include: kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, and urethra

Function: filters wastes from the blood, helps maintain water balance, acid-base balance, and electrolyte balance.
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What does the reproductive system include and what is it's function?
Include: male- scrotum, testes, epididymides, vasa deferentia, seminal vesicles, prostate gland, bulbourethral glands, urethra, and penis.
female- ovaries, uterine tubes, uterus, vagina, clitoris, and vulva (produce maintain and transport female sex cells)

Function: produce new organisms
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