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Integumentary

Dermatology.

Skin, hair, nails, sweat glands, sebaceous glands

Forms protective two-way barrier and aids in temperature regulation.

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Musculoskeletal

Orthopedics. Orthopedic Surgery.

Bones, joints and muscles.

Skeleton supports and protects the body, form blood cells and stores minerals. Muscle produce movement.

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Cardiovascular.

Cardiology.

Heart, arteries, veins.

Pumps blood throughout the entire body to transport nutrients, oxygen and wastes.

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Hemetic System

Hematology.

Plasma, erythrocytes, leukocytes and platelets.

Transports oxygen, protects against pathogens and controls bleeding.

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Lymphatic System.

Immunology.

Lymph nodes, lymphatic vessels, spleen, thymus gland, tonsils.

Protects the body from disease and invasion from pathogens.

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Respiratory.

Otorhinolaryngology, pulmonology, thoracic surgery.

Nasal cavity, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchial tubes and lungs.

Obtains oxygen and removes carbon dioxide from the body.

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Digestive or Gastrointestinal (GI).

Gastroenterology. Proctology.

Oral cavity, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, salivary glands.

Ingests, digests, and absorbs nutrients for the body.

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Urinary.

Nephrology. Urology.

Kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder and urethra.

Filters waste products out of the blood and removes them from the body.

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Female Reproductive.

Gynecology. Obstetrics.

Ovary, Fallopian tubes, uterus, vagina, vulva, breasts.

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Male Reproductive.

Urology.

Testes, epididymis, vas deferens, penis, seminal vesicles, prostrate gland, bulbourethral gland.

Produces sperm for reproduction.

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Endocrine.

Endocrinology.

Glands!

Regulated metabolic activities of the body.

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Nervous.

Neurology. Neurosurgery.

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Special Senses: ophthalmology.

Eye.

Vision.

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Special Senses: otorhinolaryngology.

Ear.

Hearing and balance.