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Stomach

Storage

Small intestine

Chemical digestion and absorption

Large intestine

Water and vitamin k absorption and eliminating feces

Spleen

Removes old blood cells

Pancreas

Secretes enzymes

Kidneys

Maintains proper water and electrolyte balanced

Greater omentum

Part of the pentoneum attached to the stomach and the colon

Esophegus

Conducts food by peristaltis to the stomach

Trachea

Common passageway for food fluid and air

Larynx

Contains the vocal chords enveloped in folds of mucous membranr

Thyroid

A gland in the neck that releases thyroxine and calcitonine

Heart

Pumps blood

Aorta

Carries blood from the left side of the heart to the arteries

Lungs

Removes carbon dioxide and provides oxygen to the blood

Diaphragm

Seperate the chest cavity and is a principle muscle in respiration

Liver

Produces bile

Gall bladder

Stores and concentrates bile

Cecum

Absorbs fluids and salts

Appendix

Sample bacteria levels

Rectum

Adds a temporary storage site for feces

Urine bladder

Serves a reservoir to store urine

Uterus

Aid in moving of the urine from the kidneys to the bladder