Definitions for "Systemic circulation"
The system of circulatory conduits starting at the aorta and ending at the right atrium. The systemic circulation is distinct from the pulmonary circulation, which joins the right and left sides of the heart. to the top
That part of the circulatory system that channels blood through all organs other than the lungs. Compare pulmonary circulation.
oxygenated blood travels from the left side of the heart to the various areas of the body. Gas, nutrient, and waste exchange occurs across the capillary walls into the surrounding cells. The deoxygenated blood returns to the right side of the heart.