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What are the blood vessels that carry blood to the heart called?
Veins
What are blood vessels that carry low oxygen blood back to the lungs to pick up more oxygen called?
Veins
What are the tiny links between the arteries and the viens ?
Capillaries
What are the SIX major parts of the Circulatory System?
1. The Heart
2. The Lungs
3. The Arteries
4. The Capillaries
5. Veins
6. Blood
What system is responsible for transporting blood, oxygen, and nutrients to and from inside the body?
Circulatory System
Which organ is responsible for pumping blood throughout the body?
Heart
Which artery is the largest artery in the body?
Aorta
Which blood vessels carry blood away from the heart?
Ateries