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Circulatory system
Circulatory system
Circulatory system
Circulatory system
Circulatory system
Circulatory system
Circulatory system
Circulatory system
Circulatory system
Circulatory system
Circulatory system
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Circulatory system

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  • 1. Circulatory System!
  • 2. Functions
  • 3. Arteries
    Arteries: carry blood under high pressure away from your heart
  • 4. Veins
    Veins: They prevent the blood from flowing backwards. They carry blood to the heart
  • 5. Capillaries
    Capillaries: they carry materials such as oxygen and nutrients to the cells and remove wastes such as carbon dioxide 
  • 6. Heart
    Heart: Muscular organ that pumps blood around the body through the circulatory system
  • 7. Main Components of Blood
  • 8. Plasma
    Plasma: Plasma is a straw-coloured liquid and consists mostly of water. Many of the substances carried in the blood are dissolved in plasma
  • 9. Blood Cells
    Red Blood Cells: Red Blood Cells carry oxygen around the body
    White Blood Cells: Involved in fighting a disease
  • 10. Platelets
    Platelets help blood to clot if a blood vessel is cut. It seals it up so germs cannot get in
  • 11. Functions of the Blood
    To carry nutrients such as glucose
    To carry wastes such as carbon dioxide
    To carry oxygen around the body
    To fight disease
    To clot when there is a cut so the cut is sealed

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