double circulation


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double circulation

[¦dəb·əl sər·kyə′lā·shən]
(physiology)
A circulatory system in which blood flows through two separate circuits, as pulmonary and systemic.
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If the tumour is amelanotic, blood vessels are visible through it and the classical double circulation described with fluorescein angiography may be seen (Figure 6).
Teen newspaper poised to double circulation in its second year
And since he managed, with a little help from his boss, Lord Beaverbrook, to double circulation to four million, it's fair to say that there was some method to Christianson's madness.
As part of the new venture, Handheld & Wireless Developers is planning an aggressive marketing campaign to double circulation by the end of 1998.