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one of two arteries (branches of the pulmonary trunk) that carry venous blood from the heart to the lungs arteria pulmonalis , pulmonary artery
collapse of an expanded lung (especially in infants); also failure of pulmonary alveoli to expand at birth atelectasis
left upper chamber of the heart that receives blood from the pulmonary veins atrium sinistrum , left atrium , left atrium of the heart
tear gas that is stronger than CN gas but wears off faster; can be deployed by grenades or cluster bombs; can cause skin burns and fatal pulmonary edema chlorobenzylidenemalononitrile , CS gas
person with pulmonary tuberculosis consumptive , lunger , tubercular
enlargement of the right ventricle of the heart due to disease of the lungs or of the pulmonary blood vessels cor pulmonale
drug that decreases pulmonary congestion decongestant
blood vessel in a fetus that bypasses pulmonary circulation by connecting the pulmonary artery directly to the ascending aorta; normally closes at birth ductus arteriosus
viscid evergreen shrub of western United States with white to deep lilac flowers; the sticky aromatic leaves are used in treating bronchial and pulmonary illnesses Eriodictyon californicum , yerba santa
congenital heart defect producing cyanosis; characterized by four symptoms: pulmonary stenosis and ventricular septal defect and malposition of the aorta over both ventricles and hypertrophy of the right ventricle Fallot's syndrome , Fallot's tetralogy , tetralogy of Fallot
either of two pulmonary veins (left and right) returning blood from the inferior lobes of the lungs inferior pulmonary vein , vena pulmanalis inferior
blockage of the pulmonary artery by foreign matter or by a blood clot pulmonary embolism
abnormal narrowing of the opening into the pulmonary artery from the right ventricle pulmonary stenosis
artery that carries venous blood from the right ventricle of the heart and divides into the right and left pulmonary arteries pulmonary trunk , truncus pulmonalis
semilunar valve between the right ventricle and the pulmonary artery; prevents blood from flowing from the artery back into the heart pulmonary valve
chamber on the right side of the heart that receives venous blood from the right atrium and pumps it into the pulmonary trunk right ventricle
enzyme produced by some strains of streptococcus that can liquefy blood clots by converting plasminogen to plasmin; used medicinally in some cases of myocardial infarction and pulmonary embolism streptokinase
either of two pulmonary veins (left and right) returning blood from the superior lobes of the lungs superior pulmonary vein , vena pulmonalis superior
contraction of the chambers of the heart (especially the ventricles) to drive blood into the aorta and pulmonary artery systole
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