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 Table 40.1  Organ Systems: Their Main Components and Functions  in Mammals  5
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Organ System Main Components Main Functions Digestive Mouth, pharynx,  esophagus, stomach,  intestines, liver, pancreas,  anus Food processing  (ingestion, digestion,  absorption, elimination) Circulatory Heart, blood vessels,  blood Internal distribution of  materials Immune and  lymphatic Bone marrow, lymph  nodes, thymus, spleen,  lymph vessels, white  blood cells Body defense (fighting  infections and cancer) Excretory Kidneys, ureters, urinary  bladder, urethra Disposal of metabolic  wastes; regulation of  osmotic balance of blood Endocrine Pituitary, thyroid,  pancreas, other hormone- secreting glands Coordination of body  activities (such as  digestion, metabolism) Reproductive Ovaries, testes, and  associated organs Reproduction Nervous Brain, spinal cord, nerves, 
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Unformatted text preview: sensory organs Coordination of body activities; detection of stimuli and formulation of responses to them Integumentary Skin and its derivatives (such as hair, claws, skin glands) Protection against mechanical injury, infection, drying out; thermoregulation Skeletal Skeleton (bones, tendons, ligaments, cartilage) Body support, protection of internal organs, movement 6 vitamins: water soluble: B complex, vitamin C fat soluble: ADEK extracellular digestion 2 types digestion tracks - incomplete (only one opening) and complete (2 openings) -animals with complete digestion system: alimentary canal-just know that there are salivary glands -amylase: helps to break down starch -jejenum: middle part of small intestine -colon: 2nd part lrg intestine 7 8 9 10...
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