Human Body System

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Basic unit or building block of life Cell
A group of cells that preform a similar function Tissue
Groups of tissue that preforms a similar function Organ
System- A group of organs that preforms a similar function Body
An individual form of life; a body made up of organs, organelles, or other parts Organisms
Move material around body
Major Organs: Heart, blood vessels (veins arteries & capillaries) and blood (a tissue).
Circulatory System
Moves blood through the body. The heart is the pump for this system. Blood flows through blood vessels. Cardiovascular System
Secrets hormones & regulates body growth/development and function. Makes chemical messages. These messages help to regulate conditions inside the body.
Major Organs: Adrenal glands, thyroid glands and pancreas
Endocrine System
Rids the body waste Excretory System
Regulates body temperature rids body waste & protections against infection, injury, ultraviolent (UV) radiation
Major Organs: Skin and sweat glands
Integumentary(Skin) System
Shape, aids in movement. Allows movement of body parts. It works with the Skeletal System to help you move.
Major Organs: Muscles and tendons (a type of tissue)
Muscular System
Controls thinking, senses and regulates homeostasis. Collects information and responds to it by sending electrical messages. This information may come from outside or inside the body. The brain is the center or the Nervous System. Nervous System
Reproduces offspring
The male Reproductive System- Produces sperm and delivers it to the female Reproductive System.
The female Reproductive System- Produces eggs and nourishes a developing fetus.
Major Organs: Ovaries or testes, vagina or penis.
Reproductive System
Takes in oxygen (O2) And releases carbon dioxide (CO2).
Gathers oxygen from the environment and gets rid of carbon dioxide from the body. The exchange occurs in the lungs.
Major Organs: Nasal cavity, trachea, bronchi, lungs, alveoli, and diaphragm.
Respiratory System
Structure, support, protection stores minerals& aids in movement, produces blood cells. Made up of bones, ligaments, and cartilage. It supports the body and protects important organs.
Major Organs: Bones, cartilage & ligaments (which are tissue).
Skeletal System
A state of balance within the body: maintain a stable internal environment. Homeostasis
Something that elicit or evoke a response in a cell, a tissue or an organism. Can be INTERNAL or EXTERNAL Stimulus
A reaction to a specific stimulus. Response

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