Biology Regents - Body Systems


This is a Flashcard Deck that discusses 11 of the body systems that can be used for the Biology Regents Exam.
Flashcards by tgould, updated more than 1 year ago
Created by tgould about 11 years ago

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Lymphatic System -tonsils, spleen, appendix -Provides immunity -Protect, collect and cleanse blood
Urinary System (Urine) kidney, ureter, urinary bladder, urethra Regulates water and electrolytes Removes nitrogenous waste
Integumentary System (Outside of the Body) skin, hair, nail Protects tissue, regulates temperature, excretes water and salt, sends information to Nervous system, location of receptors
Reproductive System -male:prostate, penis, testis -female: uterus, ovary, vagina -female produces eggs, receives sperm, develops organs and birth
Skeletal System bone, cartilages, ligaments supports, protects, stores mineral, produces blood cell
Respiratory System (Breathing) -nasal cavity, pharynx, trachea, larynx, lungs -exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide between air and blood in the lungs
Endocrine System (Glands) glands producing hormones:pituitary, adrenal, thyroid secrets hormones regulating growth, reproduction, metabolism, and the use of nutrients
Cardiovascular System (Blood) It contains the heart, blood, arteries, veins, capillaries transport materials (oxygen,water, carbon dioxide,nutrients and waste), maintains body temperature
Muscular System (Muscles) skeletal muscles, smooth muscles, cardiac muscles movement, body position, position balance, blood flow
Digestive System (Eating Food) Food goes down the mouth, esophagus, stomach, intestines, pharynx, rectum It breaks down food, absorbs nutrients and eliminates waste
Nervous System (Nerves/Brain) brain, nerves, spinal cord and other associated structures relays messages, coordinates body functions, enables learning and memory
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