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The circulatory system moves blood through the heart and around the body.

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The circulatory system consists of the heart, blood and blood vessels.

A blood vessel is a tube in which blood circulates.

There are three types of blood vessels:

  • arteries,
  • veins
  • and capillaries.

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Blood gives our cells the oxygen and nutrients they need.
Blood also collects waste products (like carbon dioxide).

The circulatory system transports blood throughout the body.

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