Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: pulmonary artery  'púl-mu,ne-ree'aa(r)-tu-ree
  1. One of two arteries (branches of the pulmonary trunk) that carry venous blood from the heart to the lungs
    - arteria pulmonalis

Derived forms: pulmonary arteries

Type of: arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery

Encyclopedia: Pulmonary artery