Definition of Pulmonary circulation

1. Noun. Circulation of blood between the heart and the lungs.

Generic synonyms: Circulation

Definition of Pulmonary circulation

1. Noun. (anatomy) The part of blood circulation which carries oxygen-depleted blood away from the heart, to the lungs, and returns oxygenated blood back to the heart. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pulmonary Circulation

pulmonary alveolus
pulmonary anthrax
pulmonary arteries
pulmonary artery
pulmonary circulation (current term)
pulmonary congestion
pulmonary edema
pulmonary embolism
pulmonary embolisms
pulmonary emphysema
pulmonary function test
pulmonary oedema
pulmonary pleura
pulmonary plexis
pulmonary reserve
pulmonary stenosis
pulmonary toilet
pulmonary trunk
pulmonary tuberculosis

Literary usage of Pulmonary circulation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Text-book of physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1915)
"The Conditions of Pressure and Velocity in the pulmonary circulation.—The general plan of the smaller circulation from right ventricle to left auricle is ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"THE FACTOR OF SAFETY IN THE pulmonary circulation. BY JP SIMONDS, MD, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS. (From the Department of Pathology of Northwestern University ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1890)
"In his work there is evidently a sketch of the pulmonary circulation, ... Not so much the recognition of the pulmonary circulation, as that had been made ..."

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