Circulatory System

Science / Biology / Circulatory System: One of eleven major body organ systems in animals; transports oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients, and waste products between cells and the respiratory system and carries chemical signals from the endocrine system; consists of the blood, heart, and blood vessels.

Other Words for System

System Noun Synonyms: scheme, method, approach, modus operandi, way, procedure, methodology, technique, plan, process, practice, routine
System Adjective Synonyms: organized whole, organization, set, group, combination, structure, arrangement, pattern, set-up
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Lymphatic System

Science / Biology / Lymphatic System: A network of glands and vessels that drain interstitial fiuid from body tissues and return it to the circulatory system. MORE

Systemic Circuit

Science / Biology / Systemic Circuit: The loop of the circulatory system that carries blood through the body and back to the heart. MORE

Cardiovascular System

Science / Biology / Cardiovascular System: The human circulatory system consisting of the heart and the vessels that transport blood to and from the heart. MORE

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

Business / Agriculture / North American Industry Classification System (NAICS): Standard industrial classification codes have been replaced in the 1997 Census of Agriculture by the new North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). NAICS is a unique, all-new system for cl MORE

Nonsystematic Risk

Business / Finance / Nonsystematic Risk: Nonmarket or firm-specific risk factors that can be eliminated by diversification. Also called unique risk or diversifiable risk. Systematic risk refers to risk factors common to the entire economy. MORE

Open Circulatory System

Science / Biology / Open Circulatory System: A system in which the circulating fluid is not enclosed in vessels at all times; found in insects, crayfish, some mollusks, and other invertebrates. MORE

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