Which of the following statements describes the function of the heart?
A. The heart produces white and red blood cells.
B. The heart controls the nervous system.
C. The heart makes oxygen and carbon dioxide.
D. The heart pumps blood throughout the body.
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Like all other body systems, the immune system helps the body maintain homeostasis. Which statement best describes how the immune system does this?
A. it protects other organs and tissues from infection and disease
B. it breaks down food to provide cells with nutrients
C. it gathers information through the senses and controls all other body systems
D. it transports oxygen and carbon dioxide