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pulmonary artery



  1. either of the two arteries that convey oxygen-depleted blood from the heart to the lungs

Example Sentences Including 'pulmonary artery'

But the op -- to graft one of her veins to her pulmonary artery -- was a great success.
Sun, News of the World (2004)
Gavin had six hours of open-heart surgery to patch up the hole in his heart and widen his pulmonary artery.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
In mammals, arteries (except for the pulmonary artery ) carry bright red oxygenated blood.
McMonagle, D. Science Basic Facts
Intravenous sildenafil also normalised pulmonary artery pressure in an animal model of neonatal pulmonary hypertension.
British Medical Journal (2002)


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