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  • Gastrointestinal System: The Digestive System

    Digestive System The digestive system is also known as the gastrointestinal system, where the mouth is connected by a series of organs all the way through the body to the anus. This article stated, “digestion is the process in which the body breaks down our food and drinks into smaller particles to feed and nourish our cells” (“Your digestive system,” 2004). This process is important for the body to use the nutrients from food towards energy, growth, cell repair, as well as our overall well-being. In order for digestion to begin food needs to be entered into the mouth or oral cavity. This is where the teeth chew the food up and the tongue meshes the food particles together into a bolus or ball along with the help of the lips, cheeks,…

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  • The Cardiovascular System: The Circulatory System

    The Cardiovascular system also known as the Circulatory System is an organ system that transports oxygen, nutrients, hormones and cellular waste products and permits blood to circulate and form cells in the body to nourish it with every heartbeat throughout the body.However, the Cardiovascular system is composed of the following organs, heart and blood vessels, including arteries, veins, and capillaries. One of the major structures of this system is the heart which functions to propel blood…

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  • The Renal System: The Urinary System

    The Renal System, which is also known as the Urinary System, is made up of the kidneys, urinary bladder, urethra and ureters. The kidneys play an important role in the Renal System; they filter the blood in order to eliminate waste and produce urine, maintain the body’s fluid balance, make hormones as well as balances the levels of some of the chemicals in the blood. The urinary bladder, urethra and the ureters together make up the urinary tract. The urinary tract acts as a drainage system…

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  • System Thinking

    Introduction Systems thinking, as defined by today’s scholars, has been around for decades and continues to grow as researchers turn to the past, present, and future to gain a better understanding. In fact, concepts found in systems thinking go back to the time of Aristotle (Mele, Pels, & Polses, 2010; Ing, 2013). This method points out how systems have no ends, are all interconnected, and that it is impossible to completely comprehend anything (Senge, 2014). Since humans tend to want to…

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  • The Nervous System: The Nervous System

    The Nervous System The nervous system is one of the most important systems in the human body because it sends out messages from the brain into the body parts and coordinates the body activities. This allows the body to have and be in control. The two major systems in the nervous system are the peripheral system and the central system. The autonomic nervous system is the last nervous system which controls internal body functions such as temperature regulation, blood pressure, and all other…

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  • Parliamentary System Vs. Presidential System

    Compared to the Presidential system, the Parliamentary system is more favourable to a healthy democracy. This essay will discuss the relationship between the Parliamentary and Presidential systems’ executive and legislative powers and the ways they differ from one another. Within the Parliamentary system, the executive and legislative powers are fused together to set and control the government (Mintz et al. 331-332). Both the Prime Minister (PM), who is the elected leader and their appointed…

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  • The Solar System: The Origin Of The Solar System

    questions in astronomy today is the how our solar system formed? Not only does the answer adds an insight to other similarly forming systems, but also satisfies our curiosity about the origin of our species. It is extremely unlikely that astronomers will ever know with absolute scientific clarity how our system originated, they can however construct similar theoretical models with faiths of gaining a better understanding. With that being said a simple understanding of the current physical…

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  • Cardiorespiratory System

    Introduction: From rest to exercise the human body’s cardiovascular and respiratory systems must integrate and adapt to changing conditions—especially during incremental increases in submaximal exercise to maximal exercise. The coordination of cardiovascular and respiratory systems coalesce to form what is known as the cardiorespiratory system (Lotric & Stefanovska, 2000). Within muscle cells there are extremely limited stores for anaerobic energy; thus, a well-coordinated cardiovascular and…

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  • The Integumentary System

    The integumentary system is made up of skin, hair, nails, and exocrine glands. The integumentary system is also the largest organ in the body. With this being said, there are many diseases that can arise. The disease that I’ve decided to cover is, Psoriasis. Psoriasis is a condition in which skin cells build up and form scales and itchy, dry patches. No one really knows exactly what causes psoriasis, but most researchers agree that it is related to the immune system and genetics. No special…

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  • Organ System And Nervous System

    Falling at number eight on the thirteen steps of complexity are organ systems. These organ systems are extremely important in the makeup of organisms. Two very important organ systems are the muscular and nervous systems. Both have separate functions and organs and also have their own fair share of problems. The muscular system composes of the tissues and organs that are used to exert a force, whether under voluntary or involuntary control. Muscles are composed of long, slender cells called…

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