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Flashcards in Cadiovascular system Deck (5):
1

The circulatory system is subdivided into the __________ and ________ systems.

Cardiovascular
Lymphatic

2

The cardiovascular system contains the _____, ______ and ______ ______.

heart, blood, blood vessels.

3

The lymphatic system contains ______ that return ________ fluid back to the _______.

Vessels
tissue
blood

4

What are the functions of the blood?

Transportation - carrying nutrients, gases, hormones and wastes
Regulation - against disease (WBCs) and excessive blood loss (platelets)

5

How is temperature regulated by the blood?

Vasodilation for increased heat loss.
Vasoconstriction for increased heat retention.