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What is meant by Double Circulatory system?
Blood travelling through the heart twice on one circuit of the body.
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What does arteries do?
Vessels which take blood away from the heart under high pressure.
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What do veins do?
Vessels which take blood to the heart under low pressure.
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What do capillaries do?
Vessels which connect arteries to veins
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What is meant by a coronary heart attack?
blood clot blocking the coronary artery starving the muscle of oxygen and glucose.
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What is happens when someone has a stroke?
Bleeding in the brain due to vessel rupturing after blockage.
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What does arteries do?

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Vessels which take blood away from the heart under high pressure.

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What do veins do?

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What do capillaries do?

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What is meant by a coronary heart attack?

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