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Integumentary

the skin and its appendages. Also including the Epidermis, Dermis, and Subcutaneous Layer

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Circulatory

the heart and blood vessels that circulate blood through the body

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Respiratory

brings air into the body and removes carbon dioxide. It includes the nose, trachea, and lungs.

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Lymphatic

Maintains immunity and fluid balance throughout the body. also known as the Immune System.

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Excretory/urinary

disposing of the body's waste. also known as the urinary system.

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Endocrine

glands responsible for secreting hormones into the blood stream.

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Digestive

breaks down food into smaller, easier to absorb nutrients

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Nervous

a system that transmits electrical signals from the body to the brain

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Muscular

enables movement of the body and internal organs

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Skeletal

an internal frame for the body, protects major internal organs and provides overall support.

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Reproductive

system of organs involved in producing offspring