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How do the digestive system and the circulatory system work together?

How do the digestive system and the circulatory system work together?

Systems: The circulatory system is the system consisting of your heart and blood vessels. This system transports oxygen and nutrient to the body and waste products to the organs that eliminate them. The Digestive system is where oral intact is broken down into absorbable particles. These particles are then absorbed into the blood to be transported to the body by the circulatory system. ...Read more

Dr. Ali Yazdy
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Digestive Health (Definition)

Digestive health refers to the proper functioning of the digestive tract, including the stomach, ...Read more


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Can you tell me how is circulatory system and the digestive system physically conected ?

Can you tell me how is circulatory system and the digestive system physically conected ?

Blood supply: Every organ has as blood supply to supply that organ with O2 and nutrients / take away waste products. The samll bowel absorbs nutrients (digested food) and the colon absorbs water. If the blood supply fails the organ dies ...Read more

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Which diseases affect the respiratory, circulatory and digestive system?

Which diseases affect the respiratory, circulatory and digestive system?

Diseases lungs,gut: There are a great number of diseases that can attack these organ systems. This is a very complex question. You need to ask more specific questions. ...Read more

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How does digestive system work together with lymphatic system? The relationship between them? Thank you

How does digestive system work together with lymphatic system? The relationship between them?

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GALT: A large proportion of our lymphatic system surrounds the GI tract and is called the Gut-Associated Lymphatic Tissue; it is one of our body's first line of defense against infections as there can be many harmful microbes in our GI tract. For more information see http://www.vivo.colostate.edu/hbooks/pathphys/digestion/basics/gi_immune.html ...Read more

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How do the digestive system and the respitory system work together?

How do the digestive system and the respitory system work together?

Breathe and eat: If you're not breathing, you will have no need of digestion. However, your respiratory system makes oxygen available to the rest of your body, including digestive system -- and it, in turn, distributes nutrients to the muscles of respiration. These muscles would not be able to contract as you inhale, if they had no nutrients broken down by the digestive system. ...Read more

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What is diabetes? What systems work together with the digestive system to control diabetes?

What is diabetes? What systems work together with the digestive system to control diabetes?

Lack of insulin: (type 1) or resistance to Insulin (type 2). Abnormal glucose metabolism, vascular complications and a whole lot more. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/diabetesmellitus.html. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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How does the lymphatic system work together with the circulatory system to fight infection?

How does the lymphatic system work together with the circulatory system to fight infection?

Lymph nodes: Latin lympha "water goddess" - lymph is essentially recycled blood plasma. The lymphatic system returns the interstitial fluid to the thoracic duct and then to the bloodstream, where it is recirculated back to the tissues.Tissues with lymphedema are at risk of infection and ulcer. The lymph reaches the lymph nodes where infection and cancer cells are seperated and processed by the body. ...Read more

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How can the digestive system work?

How can  the digestive system work?

Absorbs Nutrients: That's a very complicated question and there is not an easy answer. The body breaks down the food you eat to its component parts and then absorbs that to create energy. You can find a lot of information at your local library or on the internet. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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Circulatory Disorders (Definition)

Circulatory disorders is a term for any disease that affects veins or arteries ...Read more