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protect underlying tissues, help regulate, body temperature, house a variety of sensory receptors, and synthesize certain products

integumentary system


what does the integumentary system include?

hair, skin, nails, sweat glands, sebaceous glands, accessory organs


provide frameworks and protective shileds for softer tissues, attachments for muscles, act with muscles when body parts move

skeletal system


what does the skeletal system include?

bones, ligaments and cartilages that binds bones together


provide forces that move body parts, maintain posture and are the main source of body heat

muscular system


what is included in the nervous system?

brain, spinal cord, nerves, sense organs


what is the cardiovascular system made of?

heart, capillaries, veins, blood, arteries


transports some of the tissue fluid back to the bloodstream and carries fatty substances away from the digestive organs and back into the bloodstream.

lymphatic system