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1

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

integumentary system

2

what does the integumentary system include?

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

3

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

skeletal system

4

what does the skeletal system include?

bones, ligaments and cartilages that binds bones together

5

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

muscular system

6

what is included in the nervous system?

brain, spinal cord, nerves, sense organs

7

what is the cardiovascular system made of?

heart, capillaries, veins, blood, arteries

8

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