circulation of the blood


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circulation of the blood

the flow of blood from the left side of the heart through the systemic circulation via the branching arterial system to the capillary beds in all tissues except the lungs, and returning in the veins to the right side of the heart; thence in the pulmonary circulation, via the pulmonary artery and its branches to the alveolar capillaries in the lungs, and carrying oxygenated blood back to the left side of the heart via the pulmonary veins The pulmonary circulation is characterized by operating at lower pressure than in the systemic circulation. See Figure {figure_number_link}.
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