Functions of the Body Systems

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Flashcards to help you with remember the functions of each of the 11 body systems.


 
  
Created Dec 6, 2006
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Intagumentary System
 
External covering of the body. It waterproofs the body. Synthesizes vitamin D; location of...
2
Skeletal System
 
Protects and supports body organs; provides a framework muscles use to cause movement; blood...
3
Muscular System
 
Allos manipulation of the environment, locomotion, and facial expressions; maintains posture;...
4
Nervous System
 
Fast acting control systemn of the body; responds to internal and external changes by activating...
5
Endocrine System
 
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growth, reproduction and nutrient use...
6
Cardiovascular System
 
Blood vessels transport blood which carries oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients, wastes, hormones,...
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Lymphatic
 
Complimentary to cardiovascular system. The lymphatic vessels return fluid leaked from the...


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