Body system


BODY SYSTEM


•      The body is made up of millions of cells which we cannot see with a naked eye.

•      Special cells combine together to make an organ.

•      An organ is a complex structure within the body. It performs special function/s.

•      A body system consists of a number of organs which work together.

Figure 1: Organization of a body system

 

Introduction to body systems:

•      The system which is responsible for transporting nutrients and other substances to different parts of the body is: Circulatory system

Figure 2: Circulatory system

 

•      The system which gives shape to our body and helps us in movement is: Skeletal system

Figure 3: Skeletal system

 

•      The system which is responsible for carrying oxygen from the air to the bloodstream is: Respiratory system

Figure 4: Respiratory system

 

•      The system which helps us in movement is: Muscular system

Figure 5: Muscular system

 

•      The system which helps us to do a number of things like learning, thinking, feeling, tasting etc. is: Nervous system

Figure 6: Nervous system

 

•      The system which helps us in getting rid of body wastes is: Excretory system

Figure 7: Excretory system

 

•      The system which breaks down the food (we eat) into simple substances is: Digestive system

Figure 8: Digestive system

 

•      The system which helps in producing new individuals is: Reproductive system

 

Figure 9: Reproductive system