an artery conveying venous blood from the right ventricle of the heart to the lungs.
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Origin of pulmonary artery
First recorded in 1695–1705
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British Dictionary definitions for pulmonary artery
either of the two arteries that convey oxygen-depleted blood from the heart to the lungs
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Medicine definitions for pulmonary artery
An artery that enters the hilus of the right lung, with branches distributed with the bronchi; right pulmonary artery.
An artery that enters the hilus of the left lung, with branches distributed with the bronchi; left pulmonary artery.
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Science definitions for 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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Culture definitions for pulmonary artery
[ (pool-muh-ner-ee) ]
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