Flashcards in Organ Systems Deck (8)
protect underlying tissues, help regulate, body temperature, house a variety of sensory receptors, and synthesize certain products
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
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
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