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systemic circulation

noun, Anatomy
1.
the circulatory system in general.
2.
(in mammals and birds) the circulatory system excluding the pulmonary circulation.
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  • The systemic circulation provides the functional blood supply to all body tissue.
systemic circulation in Medicine

systemic circulation n.
Circulation of blood throughout the body through the arteries, capillaries, and veins, which carry oxygenated blood from the left ventricle to various tissues and return venous blood to the right atrium.

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