Definition of pulmonary artery in English:

pulmonary artery

Syllabification: pul·mo·nar·y ar·ter·y

noun

  • The artery carrying blood from the right ventricle of the heart to the lungs for oxygenation.
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    • Unlike the aorta, the body's other main artery, the pulmonary artery, carries oxygen-poor blood.
    • Blood then goes through the main pulmonary artery to the right and left pulmonary arteries, which lead blood to the lungs.
    • For example, transposition of the great arteries occurs when the pulmonary artery and the aorta are on the wrong sides of the heart.

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