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    The digestive system is a group of organs that work together in order to break down food and convert it to energy and nutrients that can be used by the body. The circulatory system, also known as the cardiovascular system, contains a group of organs that work together to circulate blood and transports nutrients, carbon dioxide, and oxygen around the body. The respiratory system is a group of organs that allows organisms to breathe, also called respiration. It is a system that is responsible…

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    The Circulatory System

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    it. Without the heart, a body could not be kept alive. The heart is an organ that pumps blood through the body, supplies oxygen and nutrients to the tissues, and removes waste and carbon dioxide from the body. It is the key component of the circulatory system. The heart’s weight ranges from about 8 to 12 ounces and is located in the center of the thoracic cavity, specifically the…

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    Parasites”). This parasite affects the circulatory system, or cardiovascular system(Coolidge-Stolz 78). Even though it’s microscoping in size, it can cause a lot of damage. It has many things that structure it, and some are even in common with animals (“Structure of Plasmodium Merozoite”). The parasite gets into the body from mosquitoes and infects the bloodstream(“Plasmodium”). The plasmodium parasite affects the circulatory system. The circulatory system includes the heart, blood vessels, and…

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    plants and animals, and all species that are under these two kingdoms are required to have proper functions of their body processes to survive. The most important in all of the body processes is the transport system, it is the one that is responsible for well being of all other body systems to function smoothly and properly by supplying nutrients for it to live.These organisms need to have the ability to transport particles such as molecules or ions, into the body of the organism and to move the…

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    invertebrates, must have necessary nutrients to maintain life. In invertebrates, either a transport system or diffusion provides nutrients to the body. For vertebrates, a closed transport is used to transport blood away from the heart. Both of these scenarios are key to an organism 's health. Some invertebrates do not require a circulatory system. While these organisms do not require a circulatory system, they require certain nutrients to be readily available. Because of this, another…

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    The circulatory system is something most living creatures have. The purpose of the circulatory system to help provide oxygen molecules to your whole body. It also helps circulate carbon dioxide, nutrients, and hormones throughout the body. (Johnson, p 651) Blood is a liquid that flows through the body. It is composed of several different particles: Red blood cells, white blood cells, plasma, and platelets. Red blood cells are cells in the blood that transports oxygen molecules and nutrients to…

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    development or characteristics of this condition (Silverthorn et al., 2009 p327). In a healthy person, the cardiovascular system is responsible for pumping blood throughout the body accordingly (lecture 4). This system consists…

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    Introduction The purpose of this lab is to discover the respiratory and circulatory systems of three different species: the Starfish, the Bullfrog, and the Perch. All of these species have similarities and differences and is discussed in detail in this research report. In order to determine the respiratory and circulatory systems, a dissection of the three species is needed to obtain data. Determining the systems of these species will help understand how these species work and work together in…

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    Major functions of circulatory system- To move blood and lymph throughout the body. Diagram that includes the major parts - heart, artery, vein, capillary - and list the function(s) of each.The heart's function is to pump blood throughout the body the Arteries function is to carry blood away from the heart Vein- returning deoxygenated blood back to the heart after arteries takes the blood out. the function of the Capillary is to move oxygen and other nutrients from the bloodstream to other…

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    human body has two circulatory systems: the cardiovascular and the lymphatic systems. Both systems aid in the circulation of body fluids, blood in the cardiovascular system and lymph in the lymphatic system. There are, however, many differences. While both systems are a network of vessels the circulatory system has a pump, the heart, but the lymphatic system lacks a pump. The cardiovascular system is a closed system, while the lymphatic system is open. Finally, the cardiovascular system is…

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