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pulmonary vein

noun, Anatomy
1.
a vein conveying oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705
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British Dictionary definitions for pulmonary vein

pulmonary vein

noun
1.
any one of the four veins that convey oxygen-rich blood from the lungs to the heart
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pulmonary vein in Medicine

pulmonary vein n.
A vein that carries oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart.

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pulmonary vein in Science
pulmonary vein  
Any of the veins that carry blood with high levels of oxygen from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart.
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