Circulatory System

By: Chloe Culver

Levels of Organization

Body system

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How the circulatory help the body mantain homeostasis

By circulating blood and other cells the circulatory system suppiles nutrients, energy, protection & a myriad of other things throughout the body to control the balance

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Thrombocythemia. is when your bone marrow makes too many platelets. People with thrombocythemia may have platelet counts that exceed 1 million. Symptoms can include blood clots that form and block blood supply to the brain or the heart. This is because your platelet count cannot maintain balance which disrupts homeostasis.


Lymphatic system- Every time your hearts pumps, a little fluid is forced out of the thin walls of the tiniest blood vessels called capillaries. Most of this fluid is reabsorbed by the capillaries and the remaining fluid is absorbed by the lymph capillaries.

Respiratory system- The lungs hold air that is breathed in. Oxygen in the air moves into the blood. The heart pumps to transports this oxygenated blood to cells in the body that need it to produce energy.

Endrocrine system- The two adrenal glands are at the top of the kidneys. Each adrenal gland has an outer region called the cortex and an inner one called the medulla. The medulla secretes adrenaline into the blood stream and the cortex secretes steroid hormones. Adrenaline has the effect of increasing blood pressure and heart rate

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