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cardiovascular system (circulatory system) (kar-di-oh-vas-kew-ler) n. the heart together with two networks of blood vessels – the systemic circulation and the pulmonary circulation. The cardiovascular system effects the circulation of blood around the body, which brings about transport of nutrients and oxygen to the tissues and the removal of waste products.

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cardiovascular system

cardiovascular system: see circulatory system.

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