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Flashcards in Body Systems Deck (11):
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Skeletal

Provides support protects tissues stores minerals, forms blood

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Muscular

Produces movement, provides support, generates heat

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Nervous

Directs immediate response to stimuli

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Endocrine

Directs long term changes in other organ systems

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Cardiovascular

Transports cells and dissolved materials including nutrients, wastes and gases

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Lymphoid

Defends against infection and disease, returns tissue fluid to the bloodstream

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Respiratory

Delivers air to sites where gas exchange can occur between the air and circulating blood

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Digestive

Processes food, absorbs nutrients, eliminated waste products

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Urinary

Eliminated excess water, salts, and waste products

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Reproductive

Produces sex cells and hormones

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Integumentary

Protects against environmental hazards. Helps control body temp