Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 49 - The Circulatory System - Review Questions - Synthesize: 2

Answer

Blood consists of plasma and the various kinds of blood cells in the vessels of the circulatory system while lymph is interstitial fluid in the lymphatic system. Organisms with open circulatory systems allow these two to mix when the blood exits vessels, creating hemolymph.

Work Step by Step

This question asks you to review these two systems and see how they work differently when found in organisms with closed or open circulatory systems.
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