Human Anatomy and Physiology

Does the blood flow in a pulsating manner or in a smooth fashion?

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October 06, 2014 8:57PM

Blood is ejected from the heart in a pulsating manner, and the

aorta and pulmonary arteries expand to accommodate. The elastic

recoil smoothes out the blood flow.

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