The System Essay

Submitted By ReeceEm
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Organ
Main function
System
Skin
Protects our body from harmful bacteria also controls body temperature and has ability to heal itself. All over our musculoskeletal system
Excretory
Heart
A muscle that contracts regularly and continuously, pumping blood to the body and lungs. The pumping action flows that repeats itself in a cycle. located just behind and slightly left of the breastbone.
Cardiovascular
Lungs
We have two lungs, which supply our bodies with the vital oxygen needed for our bodies to function properly. They are also responsible for getting rid of waste product carbon dioxide. they are both located inside your rib cage, protected by the rib bones.
Respiratory
Brain
Main control centre for our body, which is responsible for all functions within the body, whether under voluntary act or involuntary control. The brain is located in the skull.
Nervous
Eyes
Are moved by muscles, which allow us to look up and down and from side to side without moving our heads. Normally both eyes form a picture on the retina, which is then interpreted by the brain. Are located on both sides of the nose, and above the face cheeks, and below the eyebrows.
Nervous
Ears
Organs of hearing and balance. Our ears have three sections. Noise or sound enter our ears and are channelled down the canal until reach our eardrum. The ears are located on either side of the head
Nervous
Stomach
A food bag that stores, warms and softens food and drink. It is able to expand and contract in response to how much it contains. It changes solids into fluid to promote digestion. Is located on the left side of the upper abdomen.
Digestive
Pancreas
Produces digestive juices (enzymes) that continue the process of breaking down foods that begin in the stomach. Also produces hormones and insulin, which controls the balance of glucose between the blood and rest of body. Located across the back of the abdomen, behind the stomach and level with the top of the small intestine.
Digestive
Intestines
Small
In the small intestine the food mixes with vital enzymes secreted by the liver and pancreas. Fats and proteins are mainly digested in the small intestine. Located is coiled in the centre of the abdominal cavity. It is held in place by two membrane sheets attached to the walls of the abdominal cavity.
Digestive
Intestines
Large
Receives the end products of the digestive process where water and other nutrients are absorbed. Waste products to be excreted are stored in the end section known as the rectum. Located takes up a lot of room in the…