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Functions of the Human Body System


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Integumentary System – organ system that protects against environmental hazard, retains water, regulate temperature, synthesize vitamin D, skin sensation, and functions as non-verbal communication such as blushing.

Skeletal System – organ system that supports the body, protects soft tissues, storage for minerals, and production of blood.

Muscular System – organ system for movement, support, and production of heat.

Nervous System – organ system for directing responses to stimuli by coordinating the activities of the other organs in the body.

Endocrine System – organ system for producing hormones that regulate the activities of the other organ systems.

Cardiovascular System – organ system that transports cells and dissolved materials such as nutrients, gases, and wastes.

Lymphatic System – organ system for defense mechanism and immunity against disease and pathogens.

Respiratory System – organ system for delivering air to areas where gas exchange occur between the air and blood.

Digestive System – organ system that processes food and absorbs nutrients, minerals, and other fluids.

Urinary System – organ system that eliminates excess fluids, salts, and waste products.

Reproductive System – organ system that produces sex cells and involves in sexual reproduction.


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