Body Systems

By Avery Mullins

The 10 major body systems are, the Circulatory, Digestive, Endocrine, Muscular, Reproductive, Execretory, Respiratory, Urinary, Integumentary and Nervous System

Circulatory system

Function- The Circulatory System is responsible for supplying a continuous flow of nutrients and oxygen to every cell in the body.

Major organ- heart, brain, lungs

Digestive System

Function- The Digestive System breaks down the food we eat separating the nutrients, and then assimilates them for use.

Major organ- large intestines, small intestine, stomach, gall bladder, liver and pancrease

Endocrine System

Function- collection of glands of an organism that secrete hormones directly into the circulatory system to be carried toward a distant target organ.

Major organs- pituitary gland, thyroid, adrenal glands, and reproductive glands

Muscular System

Function- There are various functions of the muscular system and some of these are: creation of movement, protection of organs and pumping of blood, and easing of blood flow.

Major organs- Gonads, Spleen

Reproduction System

Functions- The major function of the reproductive system is to make sure that the human species survives.

Major organs- include the external genitalia and many internal organs including gamete producing gonads.

Excretory System

Function- The main function of the Excretory System is to get rid of bodily waste.

Major organs- kidneys

Respiratory System

Function- One of the main functions of the Respiratory system is to take in carbon dioxide and produce oxygen, which keeps us alive.

Major organ- lungs

Urinary System

Function- produces, stores and eliminates urine, the fluid waste excreted by the kidneys.

Major organs- kidneys

Integumentary System

Function- protects against infections, diseases, protects against dehydration, against dramatic changes in your body temperature.

Major organs- hair, nails

Nervous System

Function- The nervous system is one of the main controlling and communicating system in the body.

Major organs- brain