circulatory system


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Their approach to cardiac assistance is to add to the body's circulatory system some biocompatible tubing and one or two synthetic balloons.
The same circulatory system could also cool rooftop solar panels, allowing them to generate electricity more efficiently.
The book offers facts in plain language about blood and the circulatory system, maintaining of a healthy circulatory system, diagnosing and treating blood and circulatory disorders, and specific types of blood disorders, bleeding and clotting disorders, and circulatory disorders.
But other scientists argue that the croc's unique circulatory system is instead an adaptation for lengthy dives, during which the animal must hold its breath as it stalks and then drowns its prey.
They are also a much better representation of your health, level of fitness and condition of your heart, lungs, circulatory system, endocrine system, central nervous system and muscular system.
A properly functioning circulatory system, bringing oxygen-rich blood to the extremities, is one of the wonders of the human body.
Experiments conducted in the late 1940s and early 1950s suggested that many drowning deaths resulted from electrolyte disturbances or cardiac arrhythmia produced by high volumes of water entering the circulatory system through the lungs.
Benefit: Cocoa is rich in antioxidants, and the caffeine stimulates your circulatory system .
Though most valuable when purchased as a complete set, each book individually is valuable: members of this group include NERVOUS SYSTEM AND SENSE ORGANS (0313324565), URINARY SYSTEM (0313324026), REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM (0313324492), RESPIRATORY SYSTEM (0313324244), SKELETAL SYSTEM (0313325219), MUSCULAR SYSTEM (0313324034), LYMPHATIC SYSTEM (0313324948), ENDOCRINE SYSTEM (0313326991), DIGESTIVE SYSTEM (0313326800), and CIRCULATORY SYSTEM (0313324018).
3 for each), and those in the latter age-group had a reduced risk of death from diseases of the circulatory system (0.
The Orqis(TM) CRS is an external device, which supports the heart and circulatory system and allows the heart to rest.
through uptake of particles into the circulatory system or through release of soluble substances into the circulatory system); whether and how PM affects autonomic control of the heart and cardiovascular system; or whether and how lung inflammation caused by PM exposure leads to cardiovascular-related morbidity (e.
ABSTRACT: Comparative-anatomic studies on morphometric characteristics of the heart, cardiac circulatory system (CCS), and qualitative estimation of specific volumes of CCS structural components were conducted.
Diseases of the heart and circulatory system are 28 per cent higher than the Ontario average
It is especially toxic to infants, the elderly, smokers, mother and child during pregnancy, and people with blood or circulatory system problems, such as anemia, or heart disease.