What is the function of the circulatory system?
transports oxygen, nutrients, ans wastes; helps fight infection; helps regulate body temperature
What is the circulatory system also known as?
3. What are the 3 types of blood vessels?
Arteries, capillaries, veins
What are the 4 compounds in blood?
Plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets
What 3 systems depend on circulatory system?
Nervous, Respiratory, Immune
What 4 systems does the circulatory system depend on?
Respiratory, Skeletal, Nervous, and Excretory
How many times does the heart beat in an average person's life?
3 billion times
How many blood cells die and are produced in a second?
What is important about the heart?
It pumps blood to body through blood vessels
Who invented the Pacemaker used after a patient has a heart attack?