Anatomy: Animals Inside

Circulatory System

What are the various types of circulation?

Several major types of circulation occur in the body. The circulation of blood through the heart is called the coronary circulation. Blood moving through the body organs is called the systemic circulation; this also often includes renal circulation (kidneys) and hepatic circulation (liver). The circulation of blood through the pulmonary artery, lungs, and pulmonary vein is called the pulmonary circulation.


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