The cardiovascular system consists of the heart and a diverse vascular network which includes arteries, capillaries, and veins. These divisions form a circular transport system that delivers oxygen and other essential substrates to cells throughout the body and removes the waste products of metabolism. Although circulatory function is carried out in a highly coordinated fashion, major structural and functional differences characterize the various cell types found within the cardiovascular system.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Cellular and Molecular Toxicology and in Vitro Toxicology|
|Number of pages||17|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2017|
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