How does the respiratory system depend on the circulatory system?
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Inter-dependent: relationship exists between the two. The heart pumps arterial blood to the circulation. The deoxygenated or venous blood returns to the lung where blood is oxygenated. Then blood flows into the heart chambers and the cycle continues on.
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