Saturday, October 24, 2020

Our Human Anatomy

Welcome to Medika Life's free education resource on Human Anatomy. Browse the organ systems below for detailed information on each and links to the diseases that affect each system.

Integumentary

This system provides a barrier to invading organisms and chemicals and assists in temperature control

Skeletal

This system supports and moves the body, protects internal organs and assists with mineral storage and blood formation

Muscular

This system provides the body with locomotion and heat production

Nervous

This system coordinates the activities of other organ systems and allows your body to respond to sensations

Endocrine

This system utilizes chemicals (hormones) to regulate your body functions

Cardiovascular

This system transports oxygen and nutrients to tissues and removes waste products

Lymphatic

This system returns tissue fluid to blood and defends the body against foreign organisms

Respiratory

This system enables the oxygen / carbon dioxide exchange

Digestive

This system processes your foods and enables the absorption of nutrients into the body

Urinary

This system eliminates wastes from the body and regulates the pH and volume of your blood

Reproductive

This system produces germ cells (eggs and sperm) and the environment for the growth of fetus (female)