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Circulatory System

closed circulatory system of some mollusks and all higher invertebrates and the vertebrates is a much more efficient system. Here blood is pumped through a closed system of arteries, veins, and capillaries. Capillaries surround the organs, making sure that all cells have an equal opportunity for nourishment and removal of their waste products. However, even closed circulatory systems differ as we move further up the evolutionary tree. One of the simplest types of closed circulatory systems is found...

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Circulatory and Digestive System

The Circulatory System The Circulatory System is designed to deliver oxygen and nutrients to all parts of the body and pick up waste materials and toxins for elimination. This system is made up of the heart, the veins, the arteries, and the capillaries. Circulation is achieved by a continuous one-way movement of blood throughout the body. The network of blood vessels that flow through the body is so extensive that blood flows within close proximity to almost every cell. Heart The heart...

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Circulatory System

The Circulatory System The human body is made up of many different systems that perform our basic life functions. One such system is the circulatory system. This system transports oxygen and nutrients to organs and tissues within the body and carries away waste products. In performing these functions the circulatory system is associated with other systems in the body. The circulatory system is made up of the heart, blood and blood vessels. The heart is the main component of the circulatory...

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PREVENTION OF DISEASES AND DISORDERS OF THE CIRCULATORY

PREVENTION OF DISEASES AND DISORDERS OF THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM A slideshow presentation from Group 5 of Grade 9 - Reliability TIPS ON HOW TO PREVENT CIRCULATORY SYSTEM DISEASES AND DISORDERS • Not smoking • Avoiding intake of alcoholic beverages • Proper rest • Exercise • Proper diet NOT SMOKING • Smoking is the cause of a number of disease among which circulatory system diseases are the most common ones. If you are already suffering from any circulatory system diseases/ disorders, then smoking may...

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Circulatory System

Circulatory System Composition of Blood Red Cells -These are tiny, disc-like cells which do not have nuclei. -In their cytoplasm is the haemoglobin, a protein combined with iron. Haemoglobin combines with oxygen in places where there is a high concentration of oxygen, to form oxyhaemoglobin. -Oxyhagemoglobin is unstable compound. It breaks down and releases its oxygen in places where oxygen contentration is low. White Cells -They undergo a process of matruation and development in...

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Circulatory System

The heart and blood are the transport system in the body. This assignment looks at the structure and function of the circulatory system and also includes a diagram of the circulatory system. The heart is a hollow muscular organ which acts as a pump, located in the chest and lies left behind the sternum.’ Blood vessels also transport blood throughout the body’ (Wikipedia). There are 3 major types of vessels which will be discussed later in the assignment. The blood is a main component of the body...

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Circulatory System

information about humans’ circulatory system. One of the most important systems our body has if not THE most important since one of its organs is the heart. We will focus on senior citizens. As we age, our organs’ working mechanism becomes slower and our muscles tend to be less flexible or elastic and that is why we think the information we will provide, will be very useful. Some of the talking points will be: • General function of the system and how the organ system contributes to physiological...

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The Circulatory System

The Circulatory System The circulatory system in anatomy and physiology is the course taken by the blood through the arteries, capillaries, and veins and back to the heart. In humans and the higher vertebrates, the heart is made up of four chambers the right and left auricles, or atria, and the right and left ventricles. The right side of the heart pumps oxygen-poor blood from the cells of the body back to the lungs for new oxygen; the left side of the heart receives blood rich in oxygen from...

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Circulatory systems

 Circulatory systems move blood around an organism’s body. They are important for continued life of the cells, tissues and entire body of any organism. There are two types of circulatory systems. Open and Closed. An elephant is one of the largest land mammals on earth and therefor it has a large body with a large circulatory system. The circulatory system pumps blood through arteries, veins and capillaries. The blood transported around the body reaches organs to nourish cells. In return...

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The Blood Circulatory System

The Blood Circulatory System The Circulatory system is a system in the bodies of all organisms that moves the nutrients that are needed as well as gases and wastes to and from cells and helps fight unwanted bacteria and other diseases. It also helps alleviate the body temperature to maintain homeostasis, which is the property of either an open system or a closed system in a living organism. It brings the body’s cells what they need in order to survive – oxygen and nutrients. The center of the circulatory...

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