sábado, 23 de febrero de 2013

Organs systems

 
Organs System
Organs Involved
Basic Function
Circulatory
Heart, blood vessels, blood.
-Transportation of  materials within body.
Digestive
Mouth, esophagus, stomach, pancreas, gall bladder, liver, intestines, rectum.
-Ingestion and digestion.
-Absorption of nutrients.
Endocrine
Glands, pancreas, ovaries, testes.
-Controls growth and development.
-Controls metabolism.
Excretory
Skin, kidney, bladder, ureter, urethra.
-Elimination of wastes.
-Maintains proper levels of water and electrolytes.
Integumentary
Skin, hair, nails, glands.
-Covers and protects body.
-Glands help control body temperature.
Lymphatic
White blood cells, thymus, spleen, lymph nodes, lymph vessels.
-Protects body from disease.
-Circulates fluid called lymph.
Muscular
Skeletal muscle, smooth muscle, cardiac muscle, tendons, ligaments.
-Works with skeletal system to provide movement.
-Moves materials within body.
Nervous
Brain, nerves, spinal cord.
-Controls body functions.
-Coordinates responses and activities.
Reproductive
Ovaries, fallopian tubes, vagina, uterus; testes, epididymis, vase deferens, penis, urethra.
-Reproduction
Respiratory
Nose, mouth, trachea, lungs, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, diaphragm.
-Exchange of gases
Skeletal
Bones, cartilage.
-Support body
-Allows movement