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How to remember the Body Systems
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Body Systems Mnemonic: MR DICE RUINS

System
Desc­rip­tion
Re­spi­ratory
Brings oxygen into the body. Gets rid of carbon dioxide.
Di­gestive
The human digestive system converts food into nutrients that the body needs.
Integumentary
The integu­mentary system is an organ system consisting of the skin, hair, nails, and exocrine glands.
Ci­rcu­latory
Also called the cardio­vas­cular system or the vascular system, is an organ system that permits blood to circulate and transport nutrients
En­docrine
The endocrine system is a network of glands that produce and release hormones that help control many important body functions.
Re­pro­ductive
AKA genital system is a system of sex organs within an organism which work together for the purpose of sexual reprod­uction.
Ur­inary
Also known as the renal system – produces, stores and eliminates urine, the fluid waste excreted by the kidneys.
Immune
Returns tissue fluid to blood; defense against foreign organisms.
Ne­rvous
Is a complex collection of nerves and specia­lized cells known as neurons that transmit signals between different parts of the body.
Sk­eletal
Performs vital functions — support, movement, protec­tion, blood cell produc­tion, calcium storage and endocrine regulation
 

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