Organs and Organ Systems

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Jason Shah Organs and Organ Systems The Muscular System: Role of system is to provide movement and control of movement. Major Organs: Skeleton Muscles: Skeletal muscles are used to facilitate movement, by applying force to bones and joints; via contraction. They generally contract voluntarily (via nerve stimulation), although they can contract involuntarily. Smooth Muscles: Smooth muscle functions in the reproductive tract, the digestive tract, the respiratory tract, the urinary tract, the skin, the eye, and the vasculature. The Circulatory System: Role of system is to transport nutrients, gases, hormones, and waste through the body. Major Organs: Heart: Responsible for pumping blood through the blood vessels by repeated rhythmic contractions.
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Jason Shah Blood Vessels and Blood: Transport blood throughout the body. The Nervous System: Role of system is to relay electrical signals through the body. It also directs behavior and movement as well as psychological processes such as digestion, circulation, etc. Major Organs:
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course AP BIO taught by Professor Gordon during the Spring '06 term at Fairfield.

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