Blood Vessels - Miles of Plumbing

Anyone want to venture a guess as to the length of all our body's blood vessels if they were placed in a straight line?

The total length of all the blood vessels in the body is 60,000 miles!! Just think of that tiny little red corpuscle that has to haul oxygen that distance-no wonder why they talk about tired blood!

Last Editorial Review: 10/24/2002

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