What Is an Organ System? - Definition & Pictures


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The best definition of an organ system is:

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1. Which of the following is not included within the integumentary system?

2. Which of the following is true of the endocrine system?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Understanding organ systems is crucial to understanding how the body works in performing the necessary functions keeping us going from day to day. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the characteristics of organ systems. Some things you'll be assessed on include the definition of organ system, parts of the integumentary system, and the function of the endocrine system.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your ability to identify:

  • The best definition of an organ system
  • What is not a component of the integumentary system
  • What is true about the endocrine system
  • Structures belonging to the digestive system
  • True statements about organ systems

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding organ systems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of organ systems and what organs comprise them
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information on organ systems and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Examine how organs work together by viewing the lesson called What Is an Organ System? - Definition, Pictures & Quiz. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • The definition of organ system
  • Functions of the integumentary system, muscular system, and skeletal system
  • Parts of the respiratory system, endocrine system, and urinary/excretory system
  • Structures within the reproductive system and digestive system
  • The importance of the nervous system, lymphatic system, and circulatory system