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Integumentary system

Protects body from environmental hazards; controls body temperature

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Skeletal system

Supports, protects soft tissues: stores minerals; forms blood cells

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Muscular system

Moves and supports body; produces heat

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Nervous system

Directs immediate responses to stimuli, usually by coordinating the activities of other organ systems

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Cardiovascular system

Transports cells and dissolved materials internally, including nutrients, wastes, gases

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Lymphatic system

Defends against infection and disease

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Respiratory system

Delivers air to sites where gas exchange can occur

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Digestive system

Processes food and absorbs organic nutrients, minerals, vitamins, water

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Urinary system

Eliminates excess water, salts, waste products; controls pH

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Reproductive system

Produces sex cells and hormones