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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Medical definitions for pulmonary circulation

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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