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Unformatted text preview: Similarities and differences Nutrient and Gas Exchange across the Capillary Wall across How Does the Body Circulate Nutrients & Eliminate Cellular Waste Products? Products? • Cardiovascular system • Pulmonary circulation • Circulation between the heart and lungs • Pulmonary arteries and veins Systemic and Pulmonary Circulation Circulation How Does the Body Circulate Nutrients & Eliminate Cellular Waste Products? Products? • Lymphatic system • Circulates fat-soluble nutrients • Eventually delivers them to cardiovascular system • Route initially bypasses the liver How Does the Body Circulate Nutrients & Eliminate Cellular Waste Products? Products? • Kidneys • Cellular waste products • Nephrons • Filtration – Initially removes substances from the blood • Reabsorption • Causes of impaired kidney function • Hemodialysis • Formation of urine Overview of the Urinary System Overview What Is the Role of the Large Intestine? Intestine? • Major functions • Absorption and reabsorption • Microbial action • Storage and elimination • Four general regions • Cecum • Colon • Rectum • Anal canal Overview of the Large Intestine What Is the Role of the Large Intestine? Intestine? • Cecum • Appendix • Ileocecal sphincter • Colon • Ascending...
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