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The BLANK is at the center of the circulatory system
The BLANK lead away from tghe heart and enter the tissue
blood vessels
Any vessel that carries blood away from the heart is called an BLANK
Arteries have high or low pressure?
BLANK are the smallest blood vessels in the body and are the site of exchange between blood and tissues. Oxygen and nutrients leave the blood and enter the tissues, and carbon dioxide and other waste products leave the tissues and are picked up by the blood. Arterioles branch into thousands and thousands of these.
Blood pressure increases or decreases in the capillaries?
Any vessel that returns blood to the heart is called a BLANK.
Arteries carry blood that is relatively oxygen-poor or rich?
The BLANK is a network of vess begins at the tissues and ends at the veins, just before the heart. It recaptures the extra fluid from the tissues, and it filters that fluid to remove anything potentially harmful from it before it gets returned to the blood. The fluid is filtered through structures called BLANK.
lymphatic system, lymph nodes
The fluid inside lymphatic vessels is called BLANK.
Blood flows where:
Right atrium, right ventricle, lungs, left atrium, left ventricle
Two largest veins in the body
anterior vena cava, posterior vena cava
Two major groups of digestive system
alimentary canal and accessory organs
Order which food travels through organs of alimentary canal:
mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, anus
rythmic contractions