circulatory system

(SER-kyoo-lah-tor-ee SIS-tem)

The system that contains the heart and the blood vessels and moves blood throughout the body. This system helps tissues get enough oxygen and nutrients, and it helps them get rid of waste products. The lymph system, which connects with the blood system, is often considered part of the circulatory system.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "circulatory system"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "sistema circulatorio"

Sistema que contiene el corazón y los vasos sanguíneos, y que mueve la sangre por todo el cuerpo. Este sistema ayuda a que los tejidos consigan suficiente oxígeno y nutrientes, y a que eliminen los desperdicios. El sistema linfático, que se conecta con el sistema sanguíneo, a menudo se considera parte del sistema circulatorio.