Our Body Systems

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Our Body Systems by Mind Map: Our Body Systems

1. Cardiovascular System

1.1. Functions

1.1.1. Regulation of our body temperature - homeostasis

1.1.2. Protects via white blood cells

1.1.3. Transporting oxygen, hormones, nutrients and waste products around the body

1.2. Components

1.2.1. Blood cells

1.2.2. Veins

1.2.3. Heart

1.2.4. Arteries

2. Respiratory System

2.1. Functions

2.1.1. Transports oxygen around the body

2.1.2. Removes Carbon Dioxide from the body to the outside

2.1.3. Enables the gaseous exchange process

2.2. Components

2.2.1. Muscles

2.2.1.1. Intercostal

2.2.1.2. Diaphragm

2.2.2. Airways

2.2.2.1. Nose

2.2.2.2. Larynx

2.2.2.3. Trachea

2.2.2.4. Bronchioles

2.2.2.5. Bronchi

2.2.2.6. Pharynx

2.2.2.7. Mouth

2.2.3. Lungs

3. Lymphatic System

3.1. Functions

3.1.1. Helps fight disease

3.1.2. Transport fatty acids from the intestines to the cardiovascular system

3.1.3. Get rid of toxins, waste and unwanted substances from the body

3.1.4. Transfer lymph (fluid containing white blood cells) around the body

3.2. Components

3.2.1. Lymph

3.2.2. Lymph Vessels

3.2.3. Lymph nodes

3.2.4. Adenoids

3.2.5. Spleen

3.2.6. Thymus

4. Muscuolo-skeletal System

4.1. Components

4.1.1. Muscles

4.1.1.1. Cardiac - heart

4.1.1.2. Skeletal - attach muscle to bones

4.1.1.3. Smooth - control internal processes

4.1.2. Bones

4.1.2.1. There are 206 bones in our bodies

4.1.2.1.1. Shapes

4.1.2.1.2. Types

4.2. Function

4.2.1. Allow movement

4.2.2. Produce heat

4.2.3. Produce blood cells

4.2.4. Give shape and structure

4.2.5. Store calcium and phosphorus

4.2.6. Protect and support organs

5. Endocrine System

5.1. Components

5.1.1. Thymus

5.1.2. Hypothalamus

5.1.3. Adrenal Gland

5.1.4. Pancreas

5.1.5. Gonads

5.1.6. Pituitary Gland

5.1.7. Pineal Gland

5.1.8. Thyroid Gland

5.2. Function

5.2.1. Controls homeostasis

5.2.2. Controls all the glands and the hormones they produce

5.2.3. Controls metabolism

5.2.4. Controls sexual development

6. Nervous System

6.1. Components

6.1.1. Spinal cord

6.1.2. Brain

6.1.3. Sense organs

6.1.4. Nerves

6.2. Functions

6.2.1. Receive, transmit and integrate information from the inside and outside

6.2.1.1. Brain - consciousness, memory, decision-making, involuntary and voluntary contractions

6.2.1.2. Spinal Cord - carries info down the body which causes reflexes

6.2.1.3. Nerves - carries all the information

7. Digestive System

7.1. Components

7.1.1. Pancreas

7.1.2. Liver

7.1.3. Oesophagus

7.1.4. Stomach

7.1.5. Small and large intestine

7.1.6. Mouth

8. Functions

8.1. Consumption and digestive of food

8.2. Allows for food not digested to leave the body as faeces

8.3. Absorption of nutrients into the bloodstream

8.3.1. Fats

8.3.2. Vitamins

8.3.3. Carbohydrates

8.3.4. Protein

9. Urinary System

9.1. Functions

9.1.1. Removal of wastes and toxins via urine

9.2. Components

9.2.1. Kidneys

9.2.2. Ureters

9.2.3. Bladder

10. Reproductive System

10.1. Function

10.1.1. To create new life

10.2. Components

10.2.1. Male

10.2.1.1. Testes

10.2.1.2. Glands

10.2.1.3. Sperm ducts

10.2.1.4. Urethra and penis

10.2.2. Female

10.2.2.1. Ovarians

10.2.2.2. Cervix

10.2.2.3. Vagina

10.2.2.4. Uterus

10.2.2.5. Fallopian tubes

11. Integumentary System

11.1. Function

11.1.1. Protects the internal parts from damage

11.1.2. Prevent dehydration

11.1.3. Stores fat

11.1.4. Produce hormones and minerals

11.2. Components

11.2.1. Blood and lymph vessels

11.2.2. Nails

11.2.3. Hair

11.2.4. Sweat and Oil Glands

11.2.5. Nerves

11.2.6. Muscles

12. Special Senses

12.1. Equlibrium

12.2. Visions

12.3. Hearing

12.4. Smell

12.5. Taste