Skip Navigation
Genetics Home Reference: your guide to understanding genetic conditions About   Site Map   Contact Us
Home A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine®

Blood/lymphatic system

The circulatory and lymphatic systems are the body's transport system. They carry nutrients and other important molecules to cells and carry away waste. When these systems do not function properly, the body is more susceptible to illness and infection.

Published: February 8, 2016