pulmonary circulation

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Noun1.pulmonary circulation - circulation of blood between the heart and the lungspulmonary circulation - circulation of blood between the heart and the lungs
circulation - movement through a circuit; especially the movement of blood through the heart and blood vessels
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5,6] Supraphysiologic BP ought to be avoided, as it may add to ventricular strain and increase endothelial dysfunction by increasing shear stress in the constricted pulmonary circuit.
In HsPDA there is significant shunting of blood from the systemic to the pulmonary circuit result- ing in increased pulmonary blood flow with reduc- tion in effective systemic blood flow.
The current explanation generalises that the cardiac muscle of the left ventricle has to be thicker as the length of the blood vessels in the systemic circuit are longer than the length of the blood vessels in the pulmonary circuit.