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|Noun||1.||vena pulmonalis - any of four veins that carry arterial blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart|
inferior pulmonary vein, vena pulmanalis inferior - either of two pulmonary veins (left and right) returning blood from the inferior lobes of the lungs
superior pulmonary vein, vena pulmonalis superior - either of two pulmonary veins (left and right) returning blood from the superior lobes of the lungs
lung - either of two saclike respiratory organs in the chest of vertebrates; serves to remove carbon dioxide and provide oxygen to the blood