Circulatory system

Circulatory system

Systemic circulation carries oxygenated blood from the heart to the body, while pulmonary circulation carries oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart.

Biology

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circulatory system, heart, closed circulatory system, vasculature, atriums, blood, ventricle, blood vessel, artery, vein, varicose veins, capillary, aortic arch, systemic circulation, pulmonary circulation, oxygenation, oxygen-rich blood, carbon dioxide, blood volume, human, biology

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Position of the heart

  • heart - It acts as a pump in the circulatory system.

Blood vessels

Head and neck

  • common carotid artery
  • internal jugular vein

Chest

  • subclavian artery
  • axillary artery
  • aortic arch
  • thoracic aorta
  • subclavian vein
  • axillary vein

Abdomen

  • abdominal aorta
  • hepatic artery
  • renal artery
  • inferior vena cava
  • hepatic portal vein
  • renal vein

Upper limb

  • subclavian artery
  • axillary artery
  • brachial artery
  • ulnar artery
  • radial artery
  • subclavian vein
  • axillary vein
  • cephalic vein
  • ulnar vein
  • radial vein

Lower limb

  • common iliac artery
  • femoral artery
  • posterior tibial artery
  • anterior tibial artery
  • posterior tibial vein
  • common iliac vein
  • femoral vein
  • popliteal vein
  • peroneal vein
  • anterior tibial vein

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