pulmonary-circulation

pulmonary circulation

noun Physiology.
the circulation of blood from the heart to the lungs for oxygenation and back to the heart.
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pulmonary circulation n.
The passage of blood from the right ventricle through the pulmonary artery to the lungs and back through the pulmonary veins to the left atrium.

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