Circulatory system


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Circulatory system

  1. 1. Taylor Rivera, Raven Gibson Period 5
  2. 2. Functions Transportation Blood carries food, water, oxygen, and other materials through your circulatory system to your body’s cells and tissues Elimination Blood carries away waste materials – just as garbage trucks haul away trash.
  3. 3. Major Parts Blood White Blood Cells Red Blood Cells Platelets Active Platelets
  4. 4. Major Parts (continued)  The Major is the heart. An Average humans heartbeats about 70 to 75 times per minute. The heart has 4 chambers. The two upper chambers are called the atria and the two lower chambers are called the ventricles. Blood enters into the upper two and releases Blood From the lower two.
  5. 5. Interactions with other systems  Respiratory system transport oxygen to your body’s cells, transports nutrients from the Digestive system and hormones from the Endocrine system the Nervous system regulates your heartbeat.
  6. 6. Role in maintaining homeostasis  The circulatory system closely connects with the other body system. When oxygen enters your body, the respiratory system interacts with the circulatory system and transports oxygen to your body cells. It also transfer nutrients to the digestive system and hormones from the endocrine system. When Your heart beats the nervous system regulates.
  7. 7. Health/Diseases  Some of the health diseases are heart attacks , strokes , And Heart Failures. A heart attack happens when a part of a heart muscle dies or is damaged. Most heart attacks happen when a vessel is blocked. A strokes happens when a part of a brain dies or is damaged. A stroke might occur if a blood clot blocks a blood vessel in the brain. Heat failure occurs when the heart isn’t working efficiently. It can result from previous heart attacks or strokes. Some of these diseases cannot be avoided. It Can be inherited by parents some of these can be avoided by eating healthy , not smoking , and exercising.
  8. 8. FAQs  What is a heart?  You heart is a muscle. It sits between your lungs, behind your ribcage for protection. Your heart is about the same size and shape of your own fist. Your heart pumps blood to the lungs and the body through arteries and gets blood back from the body and the lungs through veins.  What is a blood clot?  Gelatinous or semisolid mass of coagulated blood
  9. 9. Fun Facts  Is like a network of roads, your blood cells are like     vehicles that travel on the roads, that are like the veins When you have hemophilia, but the bleedings does not stop as quickly Everyday your heart creates enough energy to drive a truck for 2o miles Your heart can keep beating even if it is separated from your body because it has its own electrical impulse Owning a cat can reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes by more than a third, researchers found
  10. 10. Fun facts (continued)  Your heartbeat changes and mimics the music you listen to
  11. 11. The End