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circulation

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noun cir·cu·la·tion \ˌsər-kyə-ˈlā-shən\

Medical Definition of circulation

  1. :  the movement of blood through the vessels of the body that is induced by the pumping action of the heart and serves to distribute nutrients and oxygen to and remove waste products from all parts of the body—see pulmonary circulation, systemic circulation



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