vena pulmonalis

Definitions of vena pulmonalis
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n any of four veins that carry arterial blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart

Synonyms:
pulmonary vein
Types:
inferior pulmonary vein, vena pulmanalis inferior
either of two pulmonary veins (left and right) returning blood from the inferior lobes of the lungs
superior pulmonary vein, vena pulmonalis superior
either of two pulmonary veins (left and right) returning blood from the superior lobes of the lungs
Type of:
vein, vena, venous blood vessel
a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart