Cardiovascular System

  • (noun): The organs and tissues involved in circulating blood and lymph through the body.
    Synonyms: circulatory system

Some articles on cardiovascular system, cardiovascular:

Subfornical Organ - General Function - Cardiovascular Regulation
... The subfornical organ's impact on the cardiovascular system is again mostly seen through fluid balance ... in the kidneys, increases water retention in the cardiovascular system by decreasing the amount of fluid transferred out of the blood to the urine by the ... descending autonomic pathways associated with cardiovascular control ...
Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging
... Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (CMR), sometimes known as cardiac MRI, is a medical imaging technology for the non-invasive assessment of the function and structure of the ... but with optimization for use in the cardiovascular system ... and morphological features of the cardiovascular system can be assessed ...
Physiology Of Dinosaurs - Cardiovascular System
... Regardless of the object's identity, it may have little relevance to dinosaurs' internal anatomy and metabolic rate ... Both modern crocodilians and birds, the closest living relatives of dinosaurs, have four-chambered hearts, although modified in crocodilians, and so dinosaurs probably had them as well ...

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