pulmonary-artery

pulmonary artery

noun Anatomy.
an artery conveying venous blood from the right ventricle of the heart to the lungs.

Origin:
1695–1705

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pulmonary artery
 
n
either of the two arteries that convey oxygen-depleted blood from the heart to the lungs

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pulmonary artery n.

  1. An artery that enters the hilus of the right lung, with branches distributed with the bronchi; right pulmonary artery.

  2. An artery that enters the hilus of the left lung, with branches distributed with the bronchi; left pulmonary artery.

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pulmonary artery  
The artery that carries blood with low levels of oxygen from the right ventricle of the heart to the lungs.
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pulmonary artery [(pool-muh-ner-ee)]

A large artery that carries blood directly from the heart to the lungs.

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