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    The major function of the reproductive system is to make sure that the human species survives. It is not necessary for every human being to produce children, but in order to continue our human species, at least some people have to have children. The four main functions of the human reproductive system are: To produce egg and sperm cells, to transport and sustain these cells, to nurture the developing offspring, and to produce hormones.
    All of these functions are divided by their primary and secondary, or accessory, reproductive organs.
    Major Organs
    In the human reproductive system, the major organs include the external genitalia and many internal organs including gamete producing gonads. The external genitalia are the penis and vulva and the gamete producing gonads are the testicles and ovaries. These organs produce the egg and sperm cells (gametes) and produce hormones. These hormones are needed in the maturing of the human reproductive system, the development of sexual characteristics, and the importance in regulating the normal physiology of the human reproductive system. In the males, the major organ of the reproductive system is the penis, and in the females it is the vagina.
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  2. page Endocrine System edited ... Endocrine System Functions ... reproductive process. The Endocrine system also does many …
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    reproductive process. The Endocrine system also does many other things to our body! The Endocrine system tells our body where our cells go and what direction to go in. It is pretty amazing how you don't know so many things in your body and what they do.
    Major Organs
    What do you think about when you think about the most important parts of your body? Your heart, your liver, your pancreas? Well, it's funny that some of the most important parts are actually part of the endocrine system. They influence every cell, organ, and function of our bodies. The foundation of the system are the hormone glands. The major glands that make up the human endocrine system are: the hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid, parathyroids, adrenals, pineal body, and the reproductive glands, which include the ovaries and testes. The pancreas is also part of the system, even though it is also associated with the digestive system because it also produces and secretes digestive enzymes.
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  3. page Endocrine System edited ... The Endocrine System is in charge of the body processes that happens slowly. An example of wha…
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    The Endocrine System is in charge of the body processes that happens slowly. An example of what the endocrine system is in charge of is cell growth. Although cells growth is a very important function of this system, there are many other functions the the endocrine system is in charge of. The endocrine system plays a big part in helping regulate and maintain different body functions by making and releasing different hormones. Some of the major areas that they control are the responses your body has to stress and injury, growth and development, absorption of nutrients, energy metabolism, water and electrolyte balance. The Endocrine System also helps regulate our sexual function and the reproductive process.
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    digestive enzymes.
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    and minerals. Many people have hormones at teens ages and also when you are adults!
    How it works
    The endocrine system is one of the body’s main systems for communicating, controlling and coordinating the body’s work
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    desired effect. The endocrine system is a very important to our bodies! You might of never of know this but this system tells you were and which directions were your cells go!
    How it works with other systems (at least 3 different systems)
    The endocrine system mainly works with the nervous system to control growth and maturation along with homeostasis, development, and reproduction. They are related in 3 main areas: structure, chemical, and function. It also works with the excretory system because it consists of glands that get rid of harmful wastes in the body. The circulatory system is the transport system for endocrine information, so it works with the circulatory system a lot as well.
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  5. page Muscular System edited ... A skeletal muscle is a of striated muscle, usually attached to the skeleton. Skeletal muscles …
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    A skeletal muscle is a of striated muscle, usually attached to the skeleton. Skeletal muscles are used to move by applying force to bones and joints. There are 639 skeletal muscles in the human body.In the muscular body there are ten parts of the body where you can find muscles those ten are the: facial,neck,shoulder,arm,forearm,thorax,abdomen,pelvis/thigh,hip,and the leg.
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    and breathing. The muscular system works by the lever system.
    How it works with other systems (at least 3 different systems)
    The cardiac muscles is the muscle of the brain itself, and cardiac muscles are the tissues that makes up the walls of the heart.
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  6. page Immune System edited ... Inside your body there is an amazing protection mechanism called the immune system. It is desi…
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    Inside your body there is an amazing protection mechanism called the immune system. It is designed to defend you against millions of bacteria, microbes, viruses, toxins and parasites that would love to invade your body.The immune system, which is made up of special cells, proteins, tissues, and organs, defends people against germs and microorganisms every day. In most cases, the immune system does a great job of keeping people healthy and preventing infections. But sometimes problems with the immune system can lead to illness and infection. One of the illness’s, Autoimmune, is caused when when the cells in your body attack each other. When your body fights a disease it uses its white blood cells to attack the disease. This part inside the body is one of the most important to keep your body healthy and fit.
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    and viruses. The immune system works well with the integumentary system because the skin is the first defense against pathogens.
    Disorders of the immune system
    Disorders in the immune system can cause disease. Immunodeficiency diseases occur when the immune system is less active than normal, resulting in recurring and life-threatening infections. Another disorder is when the body's own immune system attacks is own tissue as a foreign matter, this is called autoimmune.The proper targets of your immune system are infectious organisms--bacteria such as these streptococci; fungi, parasites, including worm-like microbes that cause malaria; and viruses such as this SARS virus. Cancers of the immune system can always harm the immune system. Another type of disorder is allergic disorders which the immune system overreacts in response to an antigen.
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  7. page Reproductive System edited ... The major function of the reproductive system is to make sure that the human species survives.…
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    The major function of the reproductive system is to make sure that the human species survives. It is not necessary for every human being to produce children, but in order to continue our human species, at least some people have to have children. The four main functions of the human reproductive system are: To produce egg and sperm cells, to transport and sustain these cells, to nurture the developing offspring, and to produce hormones.
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    reproductive system. In the males, the major organ of the reproductive system is the penis, and in the females it is the vagina.
    Female System
    Almost all species in the world have two sexes, male and female, and each sex has its own unique reproductive system. The human female, unlike the male, has a reproductive system that is located entirely in the pelvis area or the lower part of the abdominal area. There are external and internal reproductive organs.
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  8. page Endocrine System edited ... How it works The endocrine system is one of the body’s main systems for communicating, contro…
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    How it works
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    that happens. Hormones from the endocrine organs are sent directly into the bloodstream, where special proteins usually attach to them, helping the hormones to stick together as they travel throughout the body. The proteins have another function, in that they act as a reservoir, allowing only a small fraction of the hormone in the blood stream to affect the target tissue. Specialized proteins in the target tissue, called receptors, join together with the hormones in the bloodstream, causing chemical changes in response to the body’s needs. Typically, only minute concentrations of a hormone are needed to achieve the desired effect.
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    as well. Hormones from the endocrine organs are sent directly into the bloodstream, where special proteins usually attach to them, helping the hormones to stick together as they travel throughout the body. The proteins have another function, in that they act as a reservoir, allowing only a small fraction of the hormone in the blood stream to affect the target tissue. Specialized proteins in the target tissue, called receptors, join together with the hormones in the bloodstream, causing chemical changes in response to the body’s needs. Typically, only minute concentrations of a hormone are needed to achieve the desired effect.
    Disorders of the endocrine system
    Too much or too little hormones can be very harmful to the body. If too much growth hormone is produced a child could be abnormally tall, or if it produces too little, then the child could not grow at the normal amount and be short. Unfortunately there are many things that can go wrong with your endocrine system. Type 1 and type 2 diabetes is the most common of the disorders of the endocrine system. Type 1 diabetes is when the pancreas doesn’t produce enough insulin. Some of these side effects includes thirst, hunger, urination, and possibly weight loss. It could lead to kidney problems, nerve damage, an early stroke, and the chance of being blind. Type 2 diabetes is when the body can not work with insulin normally. Children and teens with type 2 diabetes are usually overweight, and the extra fat is why the body cannot work with insulin well. The endocrine system is very delicate, many things can go wrong. An extreme disorder is if a gland stops working, but they are more likely to work more or less than they should. If you don't get enough iodine in your food, the thyroid gland can have big problems and grow to the size of a baseball, thats called a goiter. Other problems with your thyroid can increase your body's metabolism and make you jumpy and sweaty or decrease the levels and make you sluggish.
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  9. page Glossary edited ... R Rectum- it is the last seven inches of the large intestine. It ends at the anus Receptors…
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    Rectum- it is the last seven inches of the large intestine. It ends at the anus
    Receptors- A specialized cell or group of nerve endings that responds to sensory stimuli.
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    Saliva-Clear liquid, made in your mouth 24 hours a day, it's made to digest food. Also called "spit".
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    and testes. The pancreas is also part of the system, even though it is also associated with the digestive system because it also produces and secretes digestive enzymes.
    Hormones
    A hormone is carried throughout the blood, from the Endocrine gland to the tissue. The pituitary gland hangs from the bottom of the brain, and is as small as a pebble. This is a very important body part because this pebble sized organ produces hormones. The hormone system is a system that works with our brain and nerves. This controls how we grow, when we are hungry, our body temperature, and more. Hormones are released in small and large amounts. Like at night you grow faster because more hormones are released in our blood when you are asleep. Hormone levels are influenced by stress, infections, or changes to the body. One specific type of hormone is the growth hormone. This controls the growth of the bones and body tissues and takes care of the bodys nutrients and minerals.
    How it works
    The endocrine system is one of the body’s main systems for communicating, controlling and coordinating the body’s work
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    cells wouldn't kjnow ehnknow when to do things importnatimportant like helping
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    system a lolot as well. Hormones from the endocrine organs are sent directly into the bloodstream, where special proteins usually attach to them, helping the hormones to stick together as they travel throughout the body. The proteins have another function, in that they act as a reservoir, allowing only a small fraction of the hormone in the blood stream to affect the target tissue. Specialized proteins in the target tissue, called receptors, join together with the hormones in the bloodstream, causing chemical changes in response to the body’s needs. Typically, only minute concentrations of a hormone are needed to achieve the desired effect.
    Disorders of the endocrine system
    Too much or too little hormones can be very harmful to the body. If too much growth hormone is produced a child could be abnormally tall, or if it produces too little, then the child could not grow at the normal amount and be short. Unfortunately there are many things that can go wrong with your endocrine system. Type 1 and type 2 diabetes is the most common of the disorders of the endocrine system. Type 1 diabetes is when the pancreas doesn’t produce enough insulin. Some of these side effects includes thirst, hunger, urination, and possibly weight loss. It could lead to kidney problems, nerve damage, an early stroke, and the chance of being blind. Type 2 diabetes is when the body can not work with insulin normally. Children and teens with type 2 diabetes are usually overweight, and the extra fat is why the body cannot work with insulin well. The endocrine system is very delicate, many things can go wrong. An extreme disorder is if a gland stops working, but they are more likely to work more or less than they should. If you don't get enough iodine in your food, the thyroid gland can have big problems and grow to the size of a baseball, thats called a goiter. Other problems with your thyroid can increase your body's metabolism and make you jumpy and sweaty or decrease the levels and make you sluggish.
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