V2 - B. Major Functions 1 Anatomy 1 1. primarily a...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Anatomy 1 V. Nervous System A. Major Components 1. brain and spinal cord (C entral N ervous S ystem) 2. nerves and sensory organs (P eripheral N S ) B. Major Functions 1. detect changes in internal and external environment 2. respond to changes to keep body homeostatic 3. organize activities of muscles and glands VI. Endocrine System A. Major Components 1. pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, pineal glands 2. ovaries, testes, pancreas B. Major Functions 1. maintains body homeostasis, growth, development 2. produce hormones in response to a variety of stimuli (increased sugar level, impending doom, sexual attraction, length of day) 3. hormones then act on target organ to cause change VII. Cardiovascular System A. Major Components 1. heart 2. blood vessels (arteries, veins, capillaries)
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: B. Major Functions 1 Anatomy 1 1. primarily a transport system moving blood a. oxygen, carbon dioxide, ions (salts Na,K,Ca,Cl) b. nutrients and waste c. hormones and proteins d. white blood cells and antibodies VIII. Lymphatic System A. Major Components 1. lymph nodes and vessels 2. spleen 3. thymus 4. other scattered lymph tissue B. Major Functions 1. location of lymphocytes involved in body immunity 2. remove pathogens and debris from blood 3. returns leaked fluid to blood vessels XI. Respiratory System A. Major Components 1. nasal passages 2. pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi 3. lungs B. Major Functions 1. remove carbon dioxide from blood 2. allow blood to uptake oxygen from environment 2...
View Full Document

Page1 / 2

V2 - B. Major Functions 1 Anatomy 1 1. primarily a...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online