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blood cir·cu·la·tion

the course of the blood from the heart through the arteries, capillaries, and veins back again to the heart.

blood circulation

Etymology: AS, blod + L, circulare, to go around
the circuit of blood through the body, from the heart through the arteries, arterioles, capillaries, venules, and veins and back to the heart.

blood cir·cu·la·tion

(blŭd sĭr-kyū-lāshŭn)
Course of the blood from the heart through the arteries, capillaries, and veins back again to the heart.

blood circulation,

n the circuit of blood through the body from the heart through the arteries, arterioles, capillaries, venules, and veins and back to the heart.

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