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

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