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What are the 11 organ systems?

1. Integumentary
2. Skeletal
3. Muscular
4. Nervous
5. Endocrine
6. Cardiovascular
7. Lymphatic
8. Respiratory
9. Digestive
10. Urinary
11. Male & Female Reproductive

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Integumentary System

- Encloses internal body structures
- Hair/skin/nails

3

Skeletal System

- Supports the body
- Cartilage/bones/joints

4

Muscular System

- Helps maintain body temperature
- Skeletal muscles

5

Nervous System

- Activates bodily responses
- Brain/spinal cord

6

Endocrine System

- Secretes hormones
- Testes/Ovaries

7

Cardiovascular System

- Delivers oxygen and nutrients to tissues
- Heart

8

Lymphatic System

- Returns fluids to blood
- Lymphatic vessels

9

Respiratory System

- Removes carbon dioxide from the body
- Trachea/lungs

10

Digestive System

- Processes food for use by the body
- Stomach/small & large intestine

11

Urinary System

- Controls water balance in the body
- Urinary bladder

12

Male & Female Reproductive System

- Produces sex hormones and gametes
- Testes/ovaries