Transport 4-18-13

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Transport 4-18-13
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2013-04-18 20:21:51
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  1. Transport
    The process of absorption and circulation of material throughout the body
  2. Absorption
    The passage of material into and out of the bloodstream
  3. Curculation
    Distribution of material too all parts of the body
  4. Circulatory system
    Transport system
  5. Circulatory system is made up of
    the heart, blood vessels, blood, lymph, and lymph vessels
  6. Pulmonary circulation
    Blood flow to and from the lungs
  7. Systemic circulation
    Blood flow to and from all body parts
  8. The heart
    A four chambered organ that pumps blood through blood vessels
  9. Veins pump blood into
    atria
  10. Ventricles pump blood into
    arteries
  11. Blood vessels
    Tubes that transport blood
  12. Arteries
    Pump blood away from the heart
  13. Largest artery
    Aorta
  14. Veins
    Pump blood to the heart
  15. Largest vein
    Vena Curae
  16. Capillary
    Smallest blood vessels that connect arteries to veins (where diffusion occurs)
  17. Blood
    Liquid that transports material through the body
  18. Plasma
    Fluid portion of blood
  19. Red blood cells contain
    hemoglobin
  20. White blood cells
    Fight pathogens
  21. Pathogens
    Disease causing agents
  22. Platelets
    Clot the blood

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