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Chapter II - Human Anatomy
Human anatomy or anthropotomy is a special field within anatomy. It studies gross
structures and systems of the human body, leaving the study of tissues to histology and
cells to cytology. The human body, like the bodies of all animals, is made up of systems that
are made up of organs that are made up of tissues that are made up of cells.

Human organ systems:
1. Cardiovascular system: Blood circulations with heart and blood vessels.
2. Digestive system: Processing food with mouth, stomach and intestines.
3. Endocrine system: Communicating within the body using hormones.
4. Immune system: Defending against disease-causing agents.
5. Integumentary system: Skin, hair and nails.
6. Lymphatic system: Structures involved in the transfer of lymph between tissues and the
7. Muscular system: Moving the body
8. Nervous system: Collecting, transferring and processing information with brain and
9. Reproductive system: The sex organs
10. Respiratory system: The organs used for breathing, the lungs
11. Skeletal system: Structural support and protection through bones
12. Urinary system: The kidneys and associated structures involved in the production and
excretion of urine
External body features:

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