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System name Example of organs Function of system
Reproductive Penis, Vagina To create new offspring via
sexual reproduction. This
system in females
(mammals) also allows
progeny to grow until birth.
Respiratory Lungs, trachea, nose To allow organisms to
ventilate and take in the
oxygen needed for
Nervous Brain, eyes, spinal cord, This system allows
organisms to feel
sensations such as pain,
textures, and also allows
them to carry out functions
such as thinking and
Muscular Cardiac muscles, smooth They carry out the
muscles, skeletal muscles, movement of the body,
nerve tissues, allowing you to walk, write
and turns your eyes. It also
keeps your heat beating.
Skeletal Bones, cartilage, tendons, This is the frame or
ligaments, structure of the body which
protects other organs (ribs)
and also supports muscles.
Endocrine Glands, ovaries, testes, This system regulates
pancreas hormones in the body and
also is responsible for the
production of hormones.
Excretory Kidneys, bladder, lungs, This helps to maintain
ureter homeostasis by removing
unwanted products from
the body. This includes urea
(in urine) and gaseous

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Circulatory Heart, veins, arteries, This system ensures that
substances get to places
in the body. The blood
provides oxygen to all of
the cells in the body. It also
transports unwanted
materials, and digested
Digestive Stomach, intestines, The function of this system
pancreas, is to digest food and make
it soluble for the body to
Immune Lymph nodes, bone This helps to destroy
marrows, thymus gland pathogens that get inside
the body and keep us
healthy. It is our defence to
disease.…read more


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