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thoracic cavity

body cavity superior to the diaphragm

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abdominal cavity

body cavity inferior to the diaphragm

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salivary glands

produce saliva

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thymus

produce hormones for T cell development

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thyroid gland

produce hormones: BMR (&Ca++ balance)

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trachea

air passageway

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larynx

voice box

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bronchi

air passageway branches

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lungs

gas exchange

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heart

pumps blood

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pericardium

surrounds and protects heart

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aorta

main artery of the systemic circuit

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esophagus

food passageway

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diaphragm

expands and contracts chest cavity

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greater omentum

stores fat

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liver

stores liver glycogen

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gall bladder

stores bile

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stomach

converts food to acid chyme

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duodenum

secretes digestive enzymes

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small intestine

major site of digestion and absorption

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pancreas

regulates blood glucose levels

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spleen

stores RBC's

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kidneys

filters blood, maintains body fluid homeostasis

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adrenal glands

produce adrenalin

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ureter

transports urine to urinary bladder

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urinary bladder

stores urine

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urethra

transports urine to exterior

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large intestine

stores fibrous material until expulsion

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cecum

blind end of large intestine

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Appendix

Fights infection

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Ascending colon

Transports fibrous materials upward

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Transverse colon

Transports fibrous material right to left

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Descending colon

Transports fibrous material downward

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Sigmoid colon

Contracts during defecation

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Rectum

Contracts during defecation

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Epiglottis

Covers glottis when swallowing