18 May 2016
Anatomy of the Human Body
The human body is mixture of cells that make up tissues that make up organs that make up organ systems. The organ systems that are going to be wrote about is the digestive system, the circulatory system, the respiratory system, the nervous system, and the skeletal and muscular system; all these systems are what make the human body function the way it does. The cells have to communicate to get some of these jobs done, and I will write about how cells do communicate to get the jobs done. The body’s systems interact to maintain homeostasis, homeostasis is the equilibrium of the body. The systems work together through communication to maintain homeostasis and the other needs of the human body.
The first system is the digestive system, this is the system that takes in the food and digests and absorbs the food, this system is also like a football stadium and the teams and spectators at a football game think of the food macromolecule as all the spectators in the parking lot at a game before it starts or as the players in the game. The parts of the digestive system are the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, and the rectum. The mouth breaks down the starches in the food by chewing food with saliva which is like the entrance gates at a football game, some people get taken aside, like some of the starch, and isn’t allowed past that point, but most of the food parts keep on going through the system. The pharynx is the part of the throat that transports the food to the esophagus from the mouth which is like the tunnels from the locker room to the field, the field is like the esophagus. The esophagus is like the spot between...
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... breaks, it pumps blood throughout the body every second of everyday the being that it is in is alive, for the most part. The bones in the body are throughout the body according to livescience.com are used for “support, movement, protection, blood cell production, calcium storage, and endocrine regulation”. Cartilage is tissue, cartilage is found where the body needs a little more flex than in more places (interactive-biology.com). Ligaments in the body are found where joints are, actually joints are made up of many ligaments. The two systems work with the other systems to provide support and allow movement throughout the body, the systems work together by having the nervous system send signals to skeletal muscles in the body, which then contract to produce movement. In bone marrow blood cells are made due to hemocytoblasts and with the right elements creates blood.
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