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Organ Systems/Los 11 Sistemas del Cuerpo Humano


This lesson will give a brief overview of the body's eleven organ systems and discuss their major roles in the body.

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Esta lección es una visión general del sistema corporal. Veremos las características de los 11 diferentes sistemas de órganos dentro de nuestro cuerpo.


(0:00-0:57) Levels of Organization of Life

(0:58-1:47) Integumentary and Nervous System

(1:48-2:46) Muscular and Skeletal System

(2:47-3:38) Cardiovascular and Endocrine System

(3:39-4:21) Lymphatic and Respiratory System

(4:22-5:58) Digestive, Urinary and Reproductive System

Notes on "Organ System Overview"


  • Integumentary System

    Body system that composes the body's outer covering to protect the body, receive sensory information and control body temperature.

  • Nervous System

    Body system that detects stimuli and coordinates responses.

  • Muscular System

    Body system that allows for movement, posture and production of heat.

  • Skeletal System

    Body system that provides attachment point for muscles, stores minerals, protects organs and makes red blood cells.

  • Cardiovascular System

    Body system that works to pump blood throughout the body.

  • Endocrine System

    Body system that makes and secretes hormones which regulate body functioning.

  • Lymphatic System

    Body system that works with the immune system to defend the body against pathogens.

  • Respiratory System

    Body system that delivers oxygen and removes carbon dioxide from the body.

  • Digestive System

    Body system that ingests, digests and absorbs nutrients needed in the body.

  • Urinary System

    Body system that maintains the chemical make up and volume of blood and rids the body of excess fluids.

  • Reproductive System

    Body systems specific to male or females that produce eggs and sperm necessary for the formation of a fetus.