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As the heart pumps, blood is forced through the arteries (blood vessels leading away from the heart.) the walls of the arteries stretch to accommodate all the blood. When an artery runs just over a bone and is very close to the skin, we can feel the artery expanding every time the heart beats. This as called a pulse and the best places to feel it are the neck and wrist but you can sometime feel it in your foot if your blood vessels stick out a bit.
The beating of your heart.
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