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Definition of System, cardiovascular

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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In the U.S., 1 in every 4 deaths is caused by heart disease. See Answer
Reviewed on 12/11/2018
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