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(N) Circulatory System

(N) Circulatory System
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noun circulatory system

Translation: sistema circulatorio

Definition of circulatory system in English

Group of organs and structures comprising the heart, blood vessels, and the lymphatic system, whose main function is to carry blood and lymph throughout the body.

Definition of circulatory system in Spanish

Conjunto de órganos y estructuras formado por el corazón, los vasos sanguíneos y el sistema linfático cuya función es el transporte de sangre y linfa a través del organismo.

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noun blood vessel

Translation: vaso sanguíneo

Definition of blood vessel in English

Channel through which blood, pumped by the heart, circulates throughout the body.

Definition of blood vessel in Spanish

Conducto a través del cual la sangre, impulsada por el corazón, circula por todo el organismo.

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noun artery

Translation: arteria

Definition of artery in English

Blood vessel which carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body.

Definition of artery in Spanish

Vaso sanguíneo que lleva la sangre del corazón al resto del organismo.

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noun vein

Translation: vena

Definition of vein in English

Blood vessel which carries blood from the body towards the heart.

Definition of vein in Spanish

Vaso sanguíneo que recoge la sangre del organismo y la lleva al corazón.

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noun capillary

Translation: capilar

Definition of capillary in English

Blood vessel of an extremely small diameter where the exchange of substances between the blood and tissues takes place.

Definition of capillary in Spanish

Vaso sanguíneo de muy pequeño diámetro donde tiene lugar el intercambio de sustancias entre la sangre y los tejidos.

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noun arteriole

Translation: arteriola

Definition of arteriole in English

Small artery.

Definition of arteriole in Spanish

Arteria de pequeño tamaño.

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noun venule

Translation: vénula

Definition of venule in English

Small vein.

Definition of venule in Spanish

Vena de pequeño tamaño.