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Circulatory System Diseases

Circulatory System Diseases

A disease that affects the heart or blood vessels is called a cardiovascular disease (CVD). The leading cause of CVD is atherosclerosis, or the buildup of plaque inside arteries.

CK-12 (High School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How can a person's circulatory system become compromised?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.2 - Main Ideas, RST.4 - Key Terms

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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