Circulatory systems

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Describe the fish circulatory system
The heart pumps blood to the gills and then onto the rest of the body in a single circuit
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Describe the mammal circulatory system
Right side of the heart pumps blood to lungs, from here, it travels back to the heart and then onto the rest of the body
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What kind of circulatory system do vertebrates have?
Closed
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Describe closed circulatory systems
Heart pumps blood to arteries which branch into millions of capillaries. Substances like oxygen and glucose diffuse from the blood into the capillaries into the body cells. Veins take blood back to the heart
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What kind of system do invertebrates have?
Open
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Describe open circulatory systems
Heart is segmented, contracts in a wave, pumping the blood into a single main artery. Artery opens up into body cavity
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Describe the mammal circulatory system

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Right side of the heart pumps blood to lungs, from here, it travels back to the heart and then onto the rest of the body

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What kind of circulatory system do vertebrates have?

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Describe closed circulatory systems

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What kind of system do invertebrates have?

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