Terms
Organ System Functions
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Organs and their systems
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100

Deals with the structure of body parts, forms and organization. 

Anatomy

100

Provides support and protection; produces red blood cells

Skeletal system

100

Provides forces (contractions) that move body parts; maintains posture

Muscular system

100

Includes the heart, veins, and capillaries

Cardiovascular/Circulatory system

100

Deals with the functions of the body parts. 

Physiology

200
The area of anatomy that deals with structures you can see and observe without assistance. 

Gross anatomy

200

Detects changes in the environment and performs cell communication

Nervous system

200

Removes waste from blood; produces and secretes urine

Urinary system

200

Includes the epidermis, nails and hair 

Integumentary system

200
A particle composed of two or more joined atoms. 

Molecule

300

The study of cells and tissues. 

Microscopic anatomy

300

Produces and maintains gametes

Reproductive system

300

Regulates body temperature; contains many sensory receptors that allow for sensation

Integumentary system

300

Includes the kidneys, ureter, and urethra

Urinary system

300

A group of cells working together to perform the same function. 

Tissue

400

The study of germs and pathogens and how they affect the body. 

Pathological anatomy

400

Secretes hormones

Endocrine System

400

Breaks down food and absorbs nutrients

Digestive system

400

Includes the gallbladder, liver and pharynx

Digestive system

400

Exchanges oxygen and carbon dioxide between the blood and the air

Respiratory system

500

Occurs when the product of a reaction in the body leads to an increase in that reaction. 

Positive feedback loop

500

Transports blood gases, nutrients and hormones 

Cardiovascular/Circulatory system

500

Transports body tissue fluid to bloodstream; defends body against infection. 


Lymphatic system

500

Includes the thymus and spleen 

Lymphatic system

500

A type of self-regulating system in our body that allows the body to reduce or increase its own manufacturing of proteins or hormones when their levels get too high or too low. 

Negative feedback loop

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