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Cardiovascular and Circulatory Systems
- functions of the cardiovascular and circulatory systems - organs of the cardiovascular and circulatory systems - functions of the cardiovascular and circulatory system organs
cardiovascular system function
the set of parts of the body that work together to carry blood to the organs
heart, veins, arteries, capillaries, blood, red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, plasma, pulmonary artery, pulmonary vein
the organ that pumps blood around the body
tubes (vessels) that carry blood AWAY from the heart to take oxygen to the organs
tubes (vessels) that carry blood back to the heart so that it can get oxygen
thin, fine, hair-like vessels
Pulmonary Circulation System
controls circulation to and from the lungs
the red liquid that takes oxygen away from the heart to the body's tissues
a set of cells that work together to perform a specific job in the body