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cardiovascular system comprises the heart, blood, and all the blood vessels that circulate blood through the body
circulatory system carries (transport) oxygen, food, and wastes throughout the body; heart, blood vessels, and blood make up this system
circulate flow of air
air what we breathe; gases around us
aorta artery leaving the heart and going to the rest of the body
autonomic carries out the activities of our body without thinking
artery takes the blood from the heart to the body; thick walled muscular tubes
blood liquid that transports oxygen, carbon dioxide, hormones, nutrition, and waste
blood vessels like highways along which blood moves through the body
bone marrow spaces in the large bones of the body contain soft connective tissue; red blood cells are produced here
capillary narrow tubes that go from the arteries to the veins; thin and carry blood to our tissues
carbon dioxide move from cells to the blood; breathed out of our body
heart muscle beats voluntarily; 4 chambers takes blood in and out of the lungs, to the body, and receives blood
oxygen taken into your blood and used by your entire body
pulmonary artery the artery that leaves the heart and enters the lungs; the only artery that carries blood with a low amount of oxygen
pulse heart must push blood through your body faster during physical exercise to supply it with the oxygen it needs; you can tell how fast your heart is beating by finding this
red blood cells solid part of the blood; have hemoglobin which carries oxygen around the body
valve open and then close tightly to keep blood moving in the same direction through your circulatory system
vein (vena cava) take the blood from the body to the heart
ventricle send blood to the arteries
atria receive blood entering the heart
Created by: crstone