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Human Biology - Circulation

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12
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  • 1.

    Introduction to Circulation

    This is the introduction to the circulation unit of the human biology book.

  • 2.


    This is the introduction the the human biology unit on circulation.

  • 3.

    The Heart

    This chapter focuses on how the heart pumps blood to allow for blood circulation.

  • 4.

    Arteries and Arterioles

    This chapter focuses on how blood travels from the heart to other parts of the body.

  • 5.


    This chapter discusses the role of capillaries to accept waste from non-blood cells and to transfer nutrients and oxygen out of the blood stream to other cells.

  • 6.

    Veins and Venules

    This chapter discusses the role of veins and venules in returning blood to the heart.

  • 7.

    Pressure, Flow, and Resistance

    This chapter discusses the role of blood pressure, and the many factors affecting it, including resistance.

  • 8.

    Cardiovascular Health

    This chapter focuses on the many health issues related to the cardiovascular system, as well as the factors that will reduce or increase the chances of developing these issues.

  • 9.

    Circulation Glossary

    This is the glossary for the Circulation Unit of the Human Biology book.

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Date Created:
Feb 23, 2012
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Oct 31, 2016
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