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Circulatory pathways Blood vessels of the body often referred to as the vascular system The pulmonary circulation short loop that runs from the heart to the lungs and back low pulmonary blood pressure slower flow, more time for gas exchange capillary fluid absorption The systemic circulation a long loop to all parts of the body provides oxygen and nutrients
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Pulmonary Circulation Pulmonary trunk to pulmonary arteries to each lung lobar branches for each lobe (3 right, 2 left) Pulmonary veins return to left atrium increased O2 and reduced CO2 levels
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Pulmonary Capillaries Near Alveoli Basketlike capillary beds surround the alveoli Exchange of gases with air at alveoli
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Major Systemic Arteries Supplies oxygen and nutrients to all organs
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Major Branches of the Aorta Ascending aorta Aortic arch brachiocephalic right common carotid supplying right side of head
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