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The circulatory system /

by Whittemore, Susan.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Your body, how it works. Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, c2004Description: 112 p. : ill. (chiefly col) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0791076261.Subject(s): HS - Science | High school | | BloodOnline resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Gravity and the human circulatory system -- Overview of the human circulatory system -- The composition of blood -- Oxygen transport: the role of hemoglobin -- Anatomy of the circulatory system -- Pumping blood: how the heart works -- The control of blood pressure and distribution -- Circulatory responses to hemorrhage and exercise.
Summary: Describes the parts of the human circulatory system and the composition of blood and explains how the circulatory system functions; how it responds to exercise, hemorrhage, and changes in gravity; and why the control of blood pressure is important.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 104) and index.

Gravity and the human circulatory system -- Overview of the human circulatory system -- The composition of blood -- Oxygen transport: the role of hemoglobin -- Anatomy of the circulatory system -- Pumping blood: how the heart works -- The control of blood pressure and distribution -- Circulatory responses to hemorrhage and exercise.

Describes the parts of the human circulatory system and the composition of blood and explains how the circulatory system functions; how it responds to exercise, hemorrhage, and changes in gravity; and why the control of blood pressure is important.

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