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    The human body has 10 organ systems (actually 11 if you include the integumentary system). From the 11 systems, pick one system and describe how its loss would disrupt the body's homeostasis and how that loss would tend to disrupt the function of at least two other systems.

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    Perhaps the most obvious system to consider is the cardiovascular system, which delivers blood (and thus also nutrients, oxygen) to all tissues which rely on vasculature for nutrients. It becomes obvious then, what would happen if that circulation were to be impeded such that tissues of various systems don't receive enough nutrition.

    Let's consider two examples of effects on other systems. The ...

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    This solution discusses human organ systems.