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Organism

A living thing.

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Organ

A body part that is made of smaller parts that work together to do a certain job.

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Organ System

A group of organs that work together to do one job.

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Brain

Part of the nervous system that receives messages from the body, processes information, and sends messages to the body.

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Skin

Largest organ in the body that covers and protects the other organs.

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Bones

Organs that support and protect the body and stores minerals.

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Muscles

Organs that contract to produce movement in the body.

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Lungs

Organs that expand to fill with air.

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Heart

Organ that pumps blood throughout the body.

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Stomach

Organ that is a muscular bag that mashes food into liquid and mixes food with digestive juices.

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Liver

Makes a juice called bile that helps break large blobs of fat into tiny droplets so fat can be easily broken down.

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Pancreas

Makes juices that are released into the small intestine.

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Kidneys

Organs that remove waste from the blood.

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Bladder

Stores urine and then releases it from the body.