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Human Body Systems Circulatory System
What does this body system do for us?
Transport oxygen to all of our cells Transport carbon dioxide away to lungs Transport nutrients to all cells Transport waste materials away Distribute our immunity cells/molecules Distribute our blood clotting agents Distribute hormones about our body Help in thermoregulation – distributing heat
The Mammalian Heart
Blood Pressure The pressure the blood exerts on the walls of the blood vessels The heart is a pump and creates this pressure The blood vessels contain muscle and elastic tissue and may constrict and dilate which is a factor
Blood vessels Three major types: Arteries Capillaries veins
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