Tuesday 9 August 2016
organ system; organ systems
Definition: The organ systems are biological systems producing a vital function as respiration, digestion, circulation, reproduction, excretion, etc...
locomotory system : structural support and protection with bones , cartilage , ligaments and tendons.
endocrine system : communication within the body using hormones made by endocrine glands such as the hypothalamus , pituitary gland , pineal body or pineal gland , thyroid , parathyroid and adrenals , i.e., adrenal glands.
lymphatic system : structures involved in the transfer of lymph between tissues and the blood stream; includes the lymph and the nodes and vessels. The lymphatic system includes functions including immune responses and development of antibodies.
muscular system : allows for manipulation of the environment, provides locomotion, maintains posture, and produces heat. Includes skeletal muscles , smooth muscles and cardiac muscle.
integumentary system : skin , hair , fat , and nails.