Circulatory system, system that transports nutrients, respiratory gases, and metabolic products throughout a living organism. Circulation includes the intake of metabolic materials, the movement of these materials to and from tissues and organs, and the return of harmful by-products to the environment.
The word “vein” pops up in a variety of contexts. When used as a figure of speech, vein means similar or alike, for example “in the same vein as.” But in the body, vein refers to a specific type of blood vessel. Encyclopedia Britannica defines blood vessel as “a vessel in the human or animal … Continue reading Not in the Same Vein