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review for test on circulatory, respiratory and space adaptations

Term Definition
respiratory system parts lungs, alveoli, diaphragm, trachea
circulatory system parts heart, blood, artery, vein, capillary
circulatory system function transportation of materials throughout all body systems and to all cells
respiratory system function exchange of gases
endocrine system parts glands, hormones
endocrine system function monitor and control body functions through the use of hormones
excretory system function removal of wastes from the body
excretory system participants urinary, skin, digestive, respiratory
excretory system parts kidneys, sweat glands, rectum, lungs
reproductive system function make more people
reproductive system parts ovaries, testes
nervous system parts brain, spinal cord
nervous system function coordination and control of body functions, help the body sense and respond to changes in the environment
gland an organ of the endocrine system such as pituitary, adrenal, pancreas and thyroid
hormone a chemical messenger secreted by glands and delivered through the circulatory system

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