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Anatomy

The scientific term for the study of body structure

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Physiology

Term for the study of how the body functions

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cells

level of organization - basic unit of all life

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tissue

level of organization - formed by a specialized groups of cells

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organs

level of organization - tissues that function together

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body systems

level of organization - organs working together for the same purpose

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integumentary system

this is our outer most body system

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skeletal system

is thr bodys basic framework

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muscular system

muscles that are attached to bones and produce movement of the Skeleton

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nervous sytem

a complex system by which the body is controlled and coordinated

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endocrine system

hormones produced by glands to regulate body activities such as growth

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cardiovascular system

a system that pumps blood to all body tissues filled with nutrients and needed substances

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lymphatic system

assists in circulation by returning fluids from tissues to blood

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respiratory system

oxygen passed through air into the blood stream and carried to all tissues

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digestive system

foods that organs convert into a form that body cells can use

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urinary system

rids the body of waste products and excess water

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reproductive system

external sex organs and related internal structures involved with reproduction of offspring