Systemic circulation carries oxygenated blood from the heart to the body, while pulmonary circulation carries oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart.
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The cause of a heart attack is the blockage of a coronary artery. It is one the most common causes of death.
The heart generates the electrical impulses necessary for its own operation. The graphic representation of the electrical activity of the heart is the...
The heart is the central pump of the cardiovascular system beating several billion times over our lifetime.
Human blood consists of blood cells and plasma.
The spinal cord is the part of the central nervous system running inside the spinal column from which spinal nerves branch out.
The three main types of blood vessels in the human body are the arteries, the veins, and the capillaries.
A blood clot that forms in the deep veins of the lower limbs can cause a fatal pulmonary embolism if they enter the lungs.
This animation introduces the most important systems of the human body.
This animation introduces the most important organ systems of the human body.
Lymph vessels carry lymph to the blood vessels, while lymph nodes are integral parts of the immune system.
The central nervous system consists of the brain and the spinal cord, the peripheral nervous system consists of nerves and ganglia.
The respiratory system is responsible for the intake of oxygen and the release of carbon dioxide.
This scene presents the location, anatomy and functioning of the central organ of the human circulatory system.
The ribs, the sternum and the spinal column form the skeleton of the chest.
This scene summarizes the main organs of the human body.
The main parts of the human brain are the brain stem, the cerebellum, the diencephalon, and the cerebrum.
During swallowing food travels from the mouth cavity into the stomach.
Glands of the endocrine system secrete hormones into the blood.
The urinary system serves for the removal of harmful and useless materials from the body.
This animation introduces body parts on a male anatomical model.
The Hypothalamic-pituitary axis is the regulating centre of our endocrine system.
This animation demonstrates the parts of the head, the torso and the limbs.