Topics: Body Systems

Body Systems

Major systems of the human body:

* Cardiovascular system: the blood circulation with heart, arteries and veins

* Digestive system: processing food with mouth, esophagus, stomach and intestines.

* Endocrine system: communicating within the body using hormones

* Urinary system: eliminating wastes from the body

* Immune system: defending against disease-causing agents

* Integumentary system: skin, hair and nails

* Lymphatic system

* Muscular system: moving the body with muscles

* Nervous system: collecting, transferring and processing information with brain and nerves

* Reproductive system: the sex organs

* Respiratory system: the organs used for breathing, the lungs

* Skeletal system: structural support and protection through bones
Body Systems