background preloader

David4carson17

Facebook Twitter

CIrculatory system project. ALso foood is amazzzzzzziiinggg.

David project

Cardiovascular System - Human Veins, Arteries, Heart. [Continued from above] . . .

Cardiovascular System - Human Veins, Arteries, Heart

The Heart The heart is a muscular pumping organ located medial to the lungs along the body’s midline in the thoracic region. The bottom tip of the heart, known as its apex, is turned to the left, so that about 2/3 of the heart is located on the body’s left side with the other 1/3 on right. The top of the heart, known as the heart’s base, connects to the great blood vessels of the body: the aorta, vena cava, pulmonary trunk, and pulmonary veins. Circulatory - Amazing Facts. Why is the circulatory system important? The main organ of the circulatory system is the heart, which is responsible for pumping oxygenated blood throughout the body.

Why is the circulatory system important?

Without the heart, a human cannot live. Other parts of the circulatory system include the blood and blood vessels, such as arteries and veins. Arteries are responsible for carrying blood away from the heart, and veins are responsible for carrying blood toward the heart. Capillaries are also blood vessels; they are the structures that connect arteries to veins throughout the body. The blood itself has many different types of cells that help the body function, such as red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets.

What Are Red Blood Cells? - Health Encyclopedia - University of Rochester Medical Center. Red blood cells play an important role in your health by carrying fresh oxygen throughout the body.

What Are Red Blood Cells? - Health Encyclopedia - University of Rochester Medical Center

Click to Enlarge Red blood cells are round with a flattish, indented center, like doughnuts without a hole. Heart and Circulatory System. With each heartbeat, blood is sent throughout our bodies, carrying oxygen and nutrients to every cell.

Heart and Circulatory System

Every day, the approximately 10 pints (5 liters) of blood in your body travel many times through about 60,000 miles (96,560 kilometers) of blood vessels that branch and cross, linking the cells of our organs and body parts. The Heart Click through this slideshow to learn about the heart. Major Organs, Tissues, and Cells - The Circulatory System.

How does the blood circulatory system work? - National Library of Medicine - PubMed Health. What is the difference between an artery & a vein? - Heart & Circulatory System. You may have been told that you had a heart attack or a stroke because of a blocked artery.

What is the difference between an artery & a vein? - Heart & Circulatory System

What exactly is an artery? Arteries, like veins, are tube-shaped vessels that carry blood in the body. Cardiovascular System.