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Components of the circulatory/cardiovascular system?
The heart, blood vessels & blood
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What does the pulmonary circuit do?
It carries blood to the lungs to be oxygenated and then back to the heart. In the lungs, carbon dioxide is removed from the blood, and oxygen taken up by the haemoglobin in the red blood cells.
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What does the systemic circuit do?
It carries blood around the body to deliver the oxygen and returns de-oxygenated blood to the heart. Blood also carries nutrients and waste.
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Deoxygenated blood from the body enters the...
Right atrium
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Oxygenated blood from the lungs enters the...
Left atrium
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Card 2

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What does the pulmonary circuit do?

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It carries blood to the lungs to be oxygenated and then back to the heart. In the lungs, carbon dioxide is removed from the blood, and oxygen taken up by the haemoglobin in the red blood cells.

Card 3

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What does the systemic circuit do?

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Card 4

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Deoxygenated blood from the body enters the...

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Card 5

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Oxygenated blood from the lungs enters the...

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