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sys·tem·ic cir·cu·la·tion

the circulation of blood through the arteries, capillaries, and veins of the general system, from the left ventricle to the right atrium.
Synonym(s): greater circulation

systemic circulation

n.
The general circulation of the blood through the body, as opposed to the circulation of the blood from the heart to the lungs and back to the heart.

systemic circulation

Cardiology The part of the circulatory system concerned with blood flow from the left ventricle of the heart to the entire body and back to the heart via the right atrium. Cf Pulmonary system.

sys·tem·ic cir·cu·la·tion

(sis-tem'ik sĭr'kyū-lā'shŭn)
The circulation of blood through the arteries, capillaries, and veins of the general system, from the left ventricle to the right atrium.
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SYSTEMIC CIRCULATION

systemic circulation

The blood flow from the left ventricle through the aorta and all its arteries to the capillaries of the tissues and its return to the heart through veins and the venae cavae, which empty into the right atrium. See: illustration
See also: circulation

systemic circulation

that part of the circulatory system in vertebrates from the VENTRICLE(S) back to theAURICLE(S), and excluding the PULMONARY SYSTEM.

Systemic circulation

Through the body, as opposed to "pulmonary"—through the lungs.
Mentioned in: Tetralogy of Fallot

sys·tem·ic cir·cu·la·tion

(sis-tem'ik sĭr'kyū-lā'shŭn)
Circulation of blood through arteries, capillaries, and veins of the general system, from left ventricle to right atrium.
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William Harvey, an English physician in the 1600s who is considered the first to describe in detail the systemic circulation and properties of blood being pumped to the brain and body by the heart.
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