Arteries Veins And Capillaries Research Paper

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1. Explain the function of the heart, and the structure of the arteries veins and capillaries
The heart is a key muscular organ, and is controlled by the autonomic nervous system. It transports blood to the body’s tissues via the circulatory system; blood provides the body with oxygen, nutrients and also assists in the removal of carbon dioxide and metabolic wastes, hormones are transported throughout the body by plasma. Arteries, arterioles, veins, capillaries and valves, are the blood vessels which are responsible for transporting the blood throughout the body.
The arteries are thick walled muscular and elastic, three layered hollow tubes the thickness is needed to cope better with the pressure of blood flowing through the lumen of
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