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Produces gametes

Reproductive

1

Provides muscle attachment for movement

Skeletal

2

Returns fluids to blood vessels

Lymphatic

3

Forms external body covering

Integumentary

5

Breaks down food

Digestive

6

Maintains posture

Muscular

7

Stores minerals

Skeletal

8

Secrets regulatory hormones
• growth • reproduction
• metabolism

Endocrine

9

Involved in immunity

Lymphatic

10

Helps regulate body temperature

Integumentary

11

Produces offspring

Reproductive

13

Maintains acid-base balance

Urinary

14

Fast-acting control system

Nervous

15

Produces movement

Muscular

16

Location of cutaneous nerve receptors

Integumentary

16

Cleanses the blood

Lymphatic

17

Responds to internal and external change

Nervous

18

Keeps blood supplied with oxygen

Respiratory

19

Eliminates nitrogenous waste

Urinary

20

Transports materials in body via blood pumped by heart
• oxygen •carbon dioxide
•nutrients •wastes

Cardiovascular

21

Site of blood cell formation

Skeletal

23

Produces heat

Muscular

24

Protects deeper tissues from injury

Integumentary

24

Removes carbon dioxide

Respiratory

25

Activates muscles and glands

Nervous

25

Allows for nutrient absorption into blood

Digestive

26

Eliminates indigestible material

Digestive

27

Regulated water and electrolytes

Urinary

28

Produces hormones

Reproductive

29

Protects and supports organs

Skeletal