Organ system

In biology, an organ system is a group of organs that work together to perform one or more functions. Each does a particular job in the body, and is made up of certain tissues.

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An example of a system: the nervous system
TE-Nervous system diagram
The nervous system in its place in the body

Organs and their functions

These specific systems are widely studied in anatomy. They are present in many types of animals.

  • Nervous system: collecting, transferring and processing information with brain, spinal cord, peripheral nervous system and sense organs.

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