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Muscular System

-muscles that extend across joints
-contract and expand to allow movement

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Skeletal System

-bones, ligaments, and tendons
-supports the body, protects internal parts, blood cell formation

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Cardiovascular System

-heart, blood vessels
-circulates blood, oxygen, and nutrients around the body

3

Nervous System

-brain, spinal cord, and nerves
-control system and responds to stimuli

4

Lymphatic(Immune) System

-spleen
-cells that fight infections, returns lost fluid to tissues

5

Respiratory System

-lungs
-get oxygen to blood, rids body of carbon dioxide

6

Endocrine System

-pancreas, adrenal glands, thyroid glands, pituitary glands
-release hormones that direct growth and energy production

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Digestive System

-stomach, liver, gallbladder, small/large intestines, pancreas
-breaks food down into nutrients and absorbs them into blood

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Urinary System

-kidneys, urinary bladder, urethra
-rid body of waste products

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Reproductive System

-testes in males and ovaries in females
-produce sperm and eggs and bring them together to reproduce

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Integumentary System

-skin
-protects tissues and regulates body temp