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The BBC explains that the skeletal system?s main functions include providing shape, support and protection for the body. Additionally, in conjunction with the muscular system, it allows the body to move in a coordinated ... More »

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The four main components of a computer system are input devices, output devices, processing devices and the storage devices used to store data within the computer system. These are the hardware components of a computer s... More »

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The main parts of a heating system are a source of warmed air, the part that distributes the warmed air and a part that regulates the temperature of the air. These parts include a heat pump, furnace or boiler and duct wo... More »

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Anatomy and physiology course topics may include the human nervous system, muscle function, the endocrine system, the skeletal system and tissue functions, as indicated on the Harvard University website. Additional topic... More »

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The body parts are grouped into several systems, including the nervous system of the brain, spinal cord and nerves that control the body, its muscles and glands; and the skeletal system of the bones and joints that suppo... More »

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The ribs have three important functions: support, respiration and protection. There are a total of 24 ribs, which are all attached to the thoracic vertebrae. The top seven are referred to as true ribs, while the bottom f... More »

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The integumentary system protects the body, regulates temperature and functions in water transfer. It is also an important sensory organ that transmits information about the surrounding world. More »

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