Organ system

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An example of a system: the nervous system
The nervous system in its place in the body

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.

Organs and their functions[edit]

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.