Systemic circulation

What is Systemic circulation?

Systemic circulation meaning Refers to blood being carried to all organs of all the systems of the body.Includes all of the oxygenated blood that leaves the left ventricle of the heart through the aortic semilunar valve and goes to the aorta and the deoxygenated blood that returns to the right atrium of the heart via the superior and inferior vena cava after traveling to all the organs of the body, including the nutrient arteries to the lung. See also pulmonary circulation, coronary circulation, hepatic portal circulation, cerebral circulation, fetal circulation.


reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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