The Human Body System

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Jasmeen Hundal, Elaha Lily Latifzada
Ms. Jamilpanah
Anatomy & Physiology Per 1
22 October 2017
Human Body System: Excretory System

The human body is an intriguing concept, with eleven different systems all working simultaneously to make life possible. All of these systems are essential to a living organism in their own way, but one of the most important aspects of a human body is the excretory system. This system allows one to excrete toxic waste from their body that is produced by homeostasis. There are many different organs that are located all throughout the body which are included in the excretory system, such as the kidneys, the liver, the lungs, the large intestine, and the skin. All of these organs play a vital role in making the excretory system function properly. Without these organs, or if an organ becomes damaged, the whole system would become disrupted and eventually would need to be corrected or replaced, otherwise it may result in death. The major organs of the excretory system work together to remove cellular waste from the body, but they do so in their own unique way.
First off, the kidneys play one of the most significant role in this system. Every human being has two kidneys, but in some cases, a person who has only one functioning kidney is able to survive. According to Source One, both of the kidneys in the human body are a part of the urinary system, along with the ureter, the bladder, and the urethra. The urinary system is the part of the body that
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