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he cardiovascular system is sometimes called, simply, the circulatory system. It consists of the heart, which is a muscular pumping device, and a closed system of vessels called arteries, veins, and capillaries. As the name im-plies, blood contained in the circulatory system is pumped by the heart around a closed circle or circuit of vessels as it. The circulatory system. (a) The circulatory system consists of a series of vessels that transport blood to and from the heart, the. pump. (b) The circulatory system has two major circuits: the pulmonary circuit, which transports blood to and from the lungs, and the systemic circuit, which transports blood to and from the body (excluding the File Size: 2MB. Unit 2 - Cardiovascular System study guide by kfleming98 includes 74 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades. 1 Cardiovascular System Components of the Cardiovascular System • consists of the heart plus all the blood vessels • transports blood to all parts of the body in two 'circulations': pulmonary (lungs) & systemic (the rest of the body) • responsible for the flow of blood, nutrients, oxygen and other gases, and hormones to and from cells • about 2, gallons (7, liters) of blood.
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culatory system. This movement is achieved through the actions of a pump, our heart, and a series of non-rigid, living pipes, the vasculature. The Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System: The Heart The heart is a muscular organ, approximately the size of your fist, comprising four chambers: left and right atrium and left and right ventricles. Introduction to the Cardiovascular System. The cardiovascular system is sometimes called the blood-vascular, or simply the circulatory, consists of the heart, which is a muscular pumping device, and a closed system of vessels called arteries, veins, and the name implies, blood contained in the circulatory system is pumped by the heart around a closed circle or circuit. What is the Cardiovascular System? The cardiovascular system, also called the circulatory system, is the organ system that transports materials to and from all the cells of the materials carried by the cardiovascular system include oxygen from the lungs, nutrients from the digestive system, hormones from glands of the endocrine system, and waste materials from cells throughout the body. About this Book; Preface; r 1. An Introduction to the Human Body. 1. Introduction; 2. Overview of Anatomy and Physiology; 3. Structural Organization of the Human Body.