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open circulatory sysem
circulatory fluids bathes the organs DIRECTLY
closed circulatory system
blood is confined to vessels and is distinct from interstitial fluid
hemolymph
circulatory fluid
cardiovascular system
the closed circulatory system of humans and other vertebrates
arteries
carries blood away from the heart to organs throughout the body
arterioles
small vessels that convey blood to the capillaries
Capillaries
microscopic vessels with very thin porous walls
capillary beds
network of capillaries that are throughout the body
atria
chambers in the heart that RECEIVE BLOOD
ventricles
chambers responsible for PUMPING OUT BLOOD