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Flashcards in SC8 #2 Body Systems Deck (12):
1

What is the function of the circulatory system?

Transports nutrients, dissolved gases and waste

2

What is the function of the digestive system?

Breaks down food into molecules small enough to pass into cells

3

What is the function of the respiratory system?

Exchanges gases

4

What is the function of the excretory system?

Removal of waste

5

What is the function of the immune system?

Defends the body against infections

6

What is the function of the endocrine system?

Manufactures and releases hormones

7

What is the function of the reproductive system?

Produces and carries offspring

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What is the function of the skeletal system?

Supports, protects, and works with muscles to move the body

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What is the function of the integumentary system?

Creates a waterproof barrier for skin, hair and nails

10

What is the function of the muscle system?

Muscles work with bones to move the body

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What is the function of the nervous system?

Responds to environment and controls body activities

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What is the body system?

Cells - Tissue - Organ - Organ System - Organism