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What are the 11 principal organ systems of the vertebrate body?
circulatory
digestive
endocrine
integumentary
lymphatic/immune
muscular
nervous
reproductive
respiratory
skeletal
urinary/orsmoregulatory
What are the functions and components of the circulatory system?
transports cells, respiratory gases, and chemical components throughout the body includes the heart, blood vessels, lymph, and lymph structures
Function/components of the digestive system?
captures soulble nutrients from ingestes fooD AND INCLUDES THE MOUTH, ESOPHAGUS, STOMACH, INTESTINES, LIVER, AND PANCREAS
Endocrine?
coordinates and integrates the activities of the body and includes thepituitary, adrenal, thyroid, and other ductless glands
Integumentary?
covers and protects the body and includes the skin, hair, nails, feathers, and sweat glands
Lymphatic/immune?
vessels transport extracellular fluid and fat to circulatory system; lymph nodes and lymphatic organs provide defenses against microbial infection and cancer and includes the lymphatic vessels, lymph nodes, thymus, tonsils, and spleen
Muscular?
produces body movement and includes skeletal muscle, cardiac muscle, and smooth muscle
Nervous?
receives stimuli, integrates information, and directs the body and includes the nerves, sense organs, brain, and spinal cord
Reproductive?
carries out reproduction and includes testes, ovaries, and associated reproductive structures
Respiratory?
captures oxygen and exchanges gases and includes the lungs, trachea, gills, and other air passagesways
Skeletal?
protects the body and provides support for locomotion and movement and includes the bones, cadtilage, and ligaments
Urinary/osmoregulatory?
removes metabolic wastes from the bloodstream and includes the kidneys, bladder, and associated ducts