System, cardiovascular: The circulatory system which comprises the heart and blood vessels. The system carries nutrients and oxygen to the tissues of the body and removes carbon dioxide and other wastes from them.
The cardiovascular system is a closed tubular system in which the blood is propelled by the heart. The system has two circuits, the pulmonary circuit and the systemic circuit. Each circuit has arterial, capillary, and venous components.
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The cardiovascular system includes the heart and the blood vessels. The heart pumps blood, and the blood vessels channel and deliver it throughout the body.
The cardiovascular system consists of the heart, which is a muscular pumping organ, a closed system of blood vessels called arteries, veins, and capillaries, and ...
The heart and circulatory system (also called the cardiovascular system) make up the network that delivers blood to the body's tissues.
Introduction The cardiovascular/circulatory system transports food, hormones, metabolic wastes, and gases (oxygen, carbon dioxide) to and from cells.