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Definition 1: the organs and tissues involved in circulating blood and lymph through the body - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for circulatory system in the sense of this definition

(circulatory system is a kind of ...) the vessels and tissue that carry or circulate fluids such as blood or lymph or sap through the body of an animal or plant

(... is a kind of circulatory system ) the system of blood vessels and structures through which blood moves in a fetus

(circulatory system is a part of ...) the source of lymph and lymphocytes

(circulatory system is a part of ...) (zoology) the system of venous blood vessels in an animal

(circulatory system is a part of ...) a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart

"all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"

(circulatory system is a part of ...) a vessel in which blood circulates

(circulatory system is a part of ...) a thin coagulable fluid (similar to plasma but) containing white blood cells (lymphocytes) and chyle; is conveyed to the blood stream by lymphatic vessels

(circulatory system is a part of ...) the blood flowing through the circulatory system

(circulatory system is a part of ...) the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body

"he stood still, his heart thumping wildly"

(circulatory system is a part of ...) large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity; secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat; synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood; synthesizes vitamin A; detoxifies poisonous substances and breaks down worn-out erythrocytes

(... is part of circulatory system) the entire physical structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)

"he felt as if his whole body were on fire"

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