Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory Manual, Cat Version: Organ System overview Flashcards


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Rids the body of nitrogen-containing wastes

Urinary

2

is affected by removal of the thyroid gland

Endocrine

3

provides support and levers on which the muscular system acts

skeletal

4

includes the heart

Cardiovascular

5

has a menstrual cycle in females

reproductive

6

protects underlying organs from drying out and from mechanical damage

integumentary

7

protects the body: destroys bacteria and tumor cells

Integumentary

8

Breaks down ingested food and into its building blocks

digestive

9

removes carbon dioxide from the blood

respiratory

10

delivers oxygen and nutrients to the tissues

cardiovascular

11

moves the limbs:facilitates facial expressions

muscular

12

conserves body water or eliminates excess

urinary

13

facilitates conception and childbearing

endocrine and reproductive

14

controls the body by means of chemical molecules called hormones

endocrine

15

is damaged when you cut your finger or get a severe sunburn

integumentary