pulmonary artery


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pulmonary artery

n.
An artery that carries venous blood from the right ventricle of the heart to the lungs.

pulmonary artery

n
(Anatomy) either of the two arteries that convey oxygen-depleted blood from the heart to the lungs

pul′monary ar′tery


n.
one of a pair of arteries conveying venous blood from the right ventricle of the heart to the lungs.

pulmonary artery

An artery that carries blood with low levels of oxygen from the right ventricle of the heart to the lungs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pulmonary artery - one of two arteries (branches of the pulmonary trunk) that carry venous blood from the heart to the lungspulmonary artery - one of two arteries (branches of the pulmonary trunk) that carry venous blood from the heart to the lungs
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
pulmonary trunk, truncus pulmonalis - the artery that carries venous blood from the right ventricle of the heart and divides into the right and left pulmonary arteries
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