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The Heart and It's Role in the Body

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Consider the heart, an organ with a variety of tissues. In what way is the heart more than the sum of the tissues it comprises?

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The heart is the organ that is responsible for controlling how blood flows into and out of the body. The heart is the master organ in the center of the body that controls life itself. The heart distributes the flow of blood throughout the body for nourishment, oxygen, and waste. Blood that picks up oxygen from the lungs is pumped into the heart and distributed throughout the cells. The heart controls the circulatory system. The basic components of the circulatory system are the heart, blood vessels, and the blood. Blood ...

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