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pulmonary artery

noun Anatomy.
  1. 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

pulmonary artery

noun
  1. either of the two arteries that convey oxygen-depleted blood from the heart to the lungs
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pulmonary artery in Medicine

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 in Science

pulmonary artery

  1. 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 in Culture

pulmonary artery

[(pool-muh-ner-ee)]

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

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