Definition of "pulmonary artery" [pulmonary artery]
An artery that carries venous blood from the right ventricle of the heart to the lungs.(noun)
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Use "pulmonary artery" in a sentence
"The great artery dorta, originates at the left ventricle or cavity of the heart, and is the greatest blood vessel in the body: -- the pulmonary artery starts from the right cavity of the heart; all others are nothing more than branches of these: -- the blood is thrown out from the heart, through the arteries, to every part of the body."