|Responsible for thoughts, memory, speech, and the coordination of activities all over the body.
|Pumps blood throughout the body, delivering oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and removing carbon dioxide and other wastes.
|Exchange of gases. Oxygen is required for the conversion of food into useful energy, and carbon dioxide, a waste product of this process, is expelled.
|Processes nutrients absorbed by the intestine, detoxifies harmful substances, stores vitamins and iron, and produces bile, a substance necessary to digest and absorb fats.
|Breaks down and digests food in order to extract necessary nutrients from what you have eaten.
|Remove waste from the body, form urine, help to balance fluids and electrolytes and perform other vital functions.
|Absorption of nutrients and minerals from food occurs here.
|Reabsorbs water from the undigested food material, and processes the waste material from the body.
|Produces important enzymes and hormones that help break down foods and regulates blood sugar levels.
|Filters blood and helps the body fight infections.
|Stores and concentrates bile, which is used to help digest fats.