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Integumentary system (organs)

Skin
Hair
Nails
Cutaneous glands

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Integumentary system functions

Protection
Water retention
Vitamin D synthesis
Nonverbal communication

2

Skeletal system (organs)

Bones
Cartilages
Ligaments

3

Skeletal system functions

Support
Movement
Blood formation

4

Muscular system (organs)

Skeletal muscles

5

Muscular system functions

Movement
Stability
Heat production

6

Lymphatic system (organs)

Lymph nodes
Lymphatic vessels
Thymus
Spleen
Tonsils

7

Lymphatic system functions

Recovery of excess tissue fluid
Detection of pathogens
Defense against disease

8

Respiratory system (organs)

Nose
Pharynx
Larynx
Trachea
Bronchi
Lungs

9

Respiratory system functions

Absorption of oxygen
Discharge of carbon dioxide
Speech

10

Urinary system (organs)

Kidneys
Ureters
Bladder
Urethra

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Urinary system functions

Eliminates waste
Regulation of blood volume and pressure
Stimulation of red blood cell formation
Control of fluid

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Nervous system (organs)

Brain
Spinal cord
Nerves
Ganglia

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Nervous system functions

Rapid internal communication
Coordination
Motor control
Sensation

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Endocrine system (organs)

Pituitary gland
Pineal gland
Thyroid gland
Parathyroid gland
Thymus
Adrenal gland
Pancreas
Testes and ovaries

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Endocrine system functions

Hormone production
Internal chemical communication
Coordination