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A 18-year-old female asked:

How do the respiratory, circulatory and digestive systems work together to provide the energy needed for your cells to function?

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Dr. Alexander Turin
Dr. Alexander Turinanswered
General Practice 8 years experience
Energy transport: The respiratory system provides oxygen for your cells to carry out oxidative energy-forming processes while simultaneously expelling carbon dioxide waste. The digestive system absorbs valuable nutrients (glucose, electrolytes, etc.) that participate in these reactions. The circulatory system is the plumbing that connects everything together.
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Dr. David Malpass
Pediatric Cardiology 34 years experience
It's complicated: Good question, but too complicated to answer in 400 characters or less. Consider taking a class or reading a book on human physiology. https://www.coursera.org/course/humanphysio.
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