The Most Important Organs of the Body
1. Urinary Bladder
The urinary bladder helps the body get rid of toxic and human wastes and flushes it through the urine.
Like the urinary bladder, the kidney is also responsible for removing wastes and toxins from the body. On top of that, the kidneys is also the vital organ responsible for the production of Vitamin D and controls the production of red blood cells. When the kidney malfunctions, the toxins in the body will accumulate and would require a person to undergo a kidney transplant or dialysis treatment.
The pancreas is responsible for creating the body’s fuel by converting food. It is also responsible for regulating the blood sugar and aids digestion. The pancreas secretes enzymes which help the body absorb nutrients.
The liver is the central organ of the body which is responsible for the production of blood cells, storing vitamins, controlling cholesterol and cleaning the body of toxins from drugs and wastes products.
The stomach produces an enzyme called pepsin which allows the body to digest protein , it also aids in the absorption of Vitamin B12 which is important for the nervous system and the brain.
The intestines are responsible for breaking the down food after leaving the stomach, the food is converted by enzymes and turned into nutrients which is then absorbed by the walls of the intestine. The by-product of whatever we ate or drank after the nutrients have been absorbed are left as feces which is then excreted by the body.
The lungs are the organs that help us breathe, it is part of the respiratory system. It may not be noticeable to many but the right lung is always slightly larger than the left lung. The lungs also help maintain body temperature.
The spleen is responsible for cleaning the body of blood cells, it is able to identify damaged, old, and malformed bloods cells and removes it from the body replacing it with healthier red blood cells.
The heart is responsible for plumping blood into the body which then aids the other organs to function. The average heart beats per minute is 75.
10. The Brain
The brain is the central control system it is the most important organ of the body because it tells all the organs what to do and it also the location of the central nervous system.
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Published : 20 Jul 2013
Category : Anatomy