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The Circulatory System
3 Main Functions 1. Transport Oxygen from lungs 2. Transport Carbon Dioxide to lungs 3. Carry nutrients to body
3 Main Parts 1. The Heart 2. Blood Vessels 3. Blood
Blood Vessels 1. Arteries: Carry oxygenated blood to heart and body 2. Veins: Carry deoxygenated blood to the heart and lungs 3. Capillaries: Connect arteries with veins
Pathway of Blood Superior & Inferior Vena Cava Right AtriumRight Ventricle
Pathway of Blood Pulmonary Artery LUNGSPulmonary Vein
Pathway of Blood Left AtriumLeft VentricleAorta
Heart Animation 1 Heart Animation 2
Components of Blood
55% is made of liquid called PLASMA 45% is made of solids Red Blood Cells White Blood Cells Platelets
Red Blood Cells Carry Oxygen and nutrients to the body
White Blood Cells Fight foreign bodies and invaders
Platelets Allow blood to clot when the body is cut/injured
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