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CIRCULATORY SYSTEM TITLE GUIDE STUDENTS NOTES What is the job of the Circulatory System? The Circulatory System is responsible for transporting materials throughout the entire body. It transports nutrients, water, and oxygen to your billions of body cells and carries away wastes such as carbon dioxide that body cells produce. It is an amazing highway that travels through your entire body connecting all your body cells. Major Parts of Circulatory System 1. Heart –pumps the blood throughout the body. 2. Blood vessel –carries the blood throughout the body. Arteries - carry oxygenated blood away from the heart to the cells, tissues and organs of the body. Veins- carry deoxygenated blood to the heart. Capillaries - the smallest blood vessels in the body, connecting the smallest arteries to the smallest veins. - the actual site where gases and nutrients are exchanged. Please check the box. After reading this page...
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