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Pulmonary Circuit and Systemic Circuit

Pulmonary Circuit and Systemic Circuit

Author: Aaron Mullally
Description:

This lesson will examine the flow of blood as it moves through the pulmonary circuit.

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TERMS TO KNOW
  • Systemic Circuit

    One of the two circuits of blood flow in which the left side of the heart pumps oxygen rich blood to the body and returns it to the right atrium.

  • Pulmonary Circuit

    One of the two circuits of blood flow in which the right side of the heart pumps blood low in oxygen to the lungs and returns it to the left atrium.