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circulatory system A16-17
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name 3 parts of the circulatory system
blood, blood vessels, heart
what does the blood transport? name 3 substances
oxygen, nutrients, waste
where does the blood circulate?
through the body
name 2 parts of the blood
describe the plasma
liquid and made mostly of water
what are the 3 solid parts of the blood?
red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets
what are 2 jobs of the red blood cells?
absorb oxygen in the lungs, transport oxygen to the body cells
what are the 2 jobs of the white blood cells?
fight infection, attack and destroy viruses and bacteria that enter the body
what are the 2 jobs of platelets?
cause the blood to clot, help repair damagedd blood vessels
the heart is made of what kind of tissue?
how many chambers are in the heart?
describe the blood vessels
tube system that carries the blood
what is the job of the blood vessels?
to transport blood throughout the body
what. are the 3 kinds of blood vessels?
arteries, capillaries, veins
what is the job of the arteries?
carry blood away form the blood vessel
what is the job of the capillaries?
small blood vessels that connect the arteries and veins where oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged
what do the veins carry?
blood to the heart with carbon dioxide and wastes
which vessels run to the heart?
which vessels run away from the heart?
what is the job of the heart?
to pump blood through the blood vessels
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