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Human Body System

Circulatory & Respiratory System

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System that transport blood to all parts of the body so that gases, nutrients, and waste products are transported to and from the cells. Circulatory System
Cells produced in the bone marrow that help fight infection in the body. White blood cells
Cells produced in the bone marrow that transport oxygen and carbon dioxide in the body. Red blood cells
Organ that causes blood to circulate through the body by its pumping action. Heart
Tubes that carry blood throughout the entire body. Blood vessels
Blood vessels that carry oxygen rich blood and nutrients to all the parts of the body away from the heart. Arteries
Blood vessels that carry waste product and carbon dioxide from all parts of the body back to the heart. Veins
Very small blood vessels where the exchange of oxygen and nutrientss from the blood into cells and waste products and oxygen enter the blood from the cells. Capillaries
Body liquid composed of red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets and plasma. Blood
System that provide gas exchange between the blood and the air. Respiratory System
Organ that heats and moistens air collected from the environment. Nose
Organ that moves air from the nose to the lungs. Also called the windpipe. Trachea
Organ that is a tube that move air from the trachea to the lungs. Part of each is outside the lung and part is inside each lung. Bronchi (Bronchus)
Organs where gases are exchanged between air and the blood. Lungs
Small sacks within lung tissue where the gas exchange takes place. Alveoli
Organ that is a muscle that aids in the breathing process and allows the rib cage to expand. Diaphragm
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