The circulatory system: How blood is transported through our bodies

The circulatory system consisting of the heart, arteries, capillaries, and veins, is the pumping mechanism that transports blood throughout the body.¬† In the heart, the left ventricle contracts, pushing red blood cells into the aorta, the body’s largest artery.¬†From here, blood moves through a series of increasingly smaller arteries, until … Continue reading The circulatory system: How blood is transported through our bodies