By Beverley Henderson, Jennifer Lee Dorsey

Part of Medical Terminology For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Your body is made up of many systems, each having their own vital parts that work together. This list represents your bodily systems and the specific parts that comprise them:

  • Skeletal: Bones, axial skeleton, appendicular skeleton, and joints

  • Muscular: Muscles and tendons

  • Integumentary: Skin, hair, nails, and glands in skin

  • Sensory: Eyes, ears, nose, skin receptors, and mouth

  • Cardiovascular: Heart, blood vessels, and blood

  • Lymphatic: Tonsils, spleen, thymus, lymph nodes, lymphatic vessels, and lymph fluid

  • Respiratory: Nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, and lungs

  • Gastrointestinal: Mouth, esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, pancreas, liver, and gallbladder

  • Endocrine: Hormones, pituitary gland, thyroid, adrenal glands, pancreas, and gonads

  • Nervous: Brain, spinal cord, ganglia, nerves, and sensory organs

  • Urinary: Kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra

  • Reproductive: Ovaries, uterine tubes, uterus, and vagina in females; testes, ducts, penis, urethra, and prostate in males