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circulatory system a system in the body made up of the heart, blood vesselsand blood that carries blood around the body.and blood that carries blood around the body.
Digestive system the parts of the body that work together to break downfood so that it can be used by the body as energy. Infood so that it can be used by the body as energy. Inhumans, it includes the mouth, esophagus, stomach, andhumans, it includes the mouth, esophagu
endocrine system the system that works closely with the nervous system tohelp regulate the bodya??s growth and development, mood,help regulate the bodya??s growth and development, mood,tissue function, metabolism and reproductive processes.tissue function, metabolism an
excretory system the system that gets rid of waste in the form of excessl iquid and heat energy. In humans, this system includes thel iquid and heat energy. In humans, this system includes thekidneys, which produce urine, l iquid waste.
immune system the bodi ly system of organs, tissues, cel ls, and cel lproducts, which protects the body by detecting andproducts, which protects the body by detecting anddisabl ing microorganisms that cause disease.disabl ing microorganisms that cause disease.
lymphatic system a network of vessels that helps keep the level of fluid in thebody balanced. It absorbs excess fluid cal led lymph frombody balanced. It absorbs excess fluid cal led lymph frombody tissues and returns it to the bloodstream.
muscular system the system that gives the body its shape and helps it move.It is made up of muscles that expand and contract.It is made up of muscles that expand and contract.
nervous system the system of nerves and nerve centers in most animalswith more than one cell
respiratory system the system that brings oxygen to the body. It is made up ofIt is made up ofthe lungs, diaphragm, windpipe, and nasal passages.the lungs, diaphragm, windpipe, and nasal passages.
skeletal system the system that provides structure and support to thebody, stores minerals, creates blood cel ls, protects your body, stores minerals, creates blood cel ls, protects yourinternal organs, and helps the body move.internal organs, and helps the body move.

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