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Circulatory System

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The circulatory system is made up of _______, _______, and __________. heart, blood vessels, and blood
The main function of the circulatory system is to ___________ ________ to all parts of the body so that gasses, nutrients, waste products are taken to and from the cells. transport blood
The _______ forces blood to flow through the body by its pumping action. heart
_______ ________ are tubes that carry blood through out the entire body. blood vessels
How many chambers does the heart have? Four
The upper chambers of the heart are called _________. Atria
The lower chambers of the heart are called _____. Ventricles
What are the three types of blood vessels? arteries, veins, and capillaries
Most ________ carry blood that has oxygen and nutrients away from the heart Arteries
Most ______ carry waste products like carbon dioxide from all parts of the body back to the heart. Veins
_________ are small blood vessels where oxygen and nutrients leave the blood to go in the cells and carbon dioxide and other wastes enter the blood from the cells (by diffusion). Capillaries
_______ connect arteries to veins Capillaries
The movement of molecules from crowded areas to less crowded areas is called _______. Diffusion
What is blood made up of? red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, and plasma
_________ carries oxygen Red blood cells
______ fights infection white blood cells
_______ helps blood to clot wounds Platelets
_______ is the liquid, clear yellow part of blood .carries nutrients Plasma
What color is all blood? Red
Created by: science7th