: Digestive organs and glands, including the liver, gallbladder,
spleen, kidneys, pancreas, stomach, small intestine, majority of large intestine.
: surrounded by the pelvis, contains the inferior portion of the large
intestine, bladder, uterine tubes, and reproductive organs.
: fluid filled space inside the cranium containing the brain
: space that encloses the spinal cord extending from the cranial cavity
to the base of the spine.
is the basic biological and structural unit of the body
are groups of similar cells that perform a common function.
are groups of tissues that accomplish a particular function
are groups of organs that assist each other towards a common function
Major Organ Systems
: skin, hair, nails, sweat glands, oil glands, sensory receptors
: internal supporting framework of the body (20% of body weight, 206
bones) Also contains cartilage and ligaments, strong strips of connective tissue that hold
bones together at joints.
: system, muscles, that allows the body to move, largely controlled by
the nervous system.
: Sensory system that detects and responds to stimuli, contains brain,
spinal cord, and nerves.