Definition of Pulmonary trunk

1. Noun. The artery that carries venous blood from the right ventricle of the heart and divides into the right and left pulmonary arteries.

Exact synonyms: Truncus Pulmonalis
Generic synonyms: Arteria Pulmonalis, Pulmonary Artery



Lexicographical Neighbors of Pulmonary Trunk

pulmonary arteries
pulmonary artery
pulmonary circulation
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 (current term)
pulmonary tuberculosis
pulmonary valve
pulmonary vein
pulmonate
pulmonates
pulmones
pulmonic
pulmonic sounds
pulmonics
pulmoniferous
pulmonological
pulmonologist
pulmonologists
pulmonology

Literary usage of Pulmonary trunk

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

1. A Treatise on human physiology: Designed for the Use of Students and by John Call Dalton (1871)
"That portion of the pulmonary trunk (4) which is beyond the origin of the ... The ductus arteriosus is at first as large as the pulmonary trunk itself; ..."

2. A Treatise on human physiology by John Call Dalton (1864)
"That portion of the pulmonary trunk (4) which is beyond the origin of the ... The ductus arteriosus is at first as large as the pulmonary trunk itself; ..."

3. A Treatise on human physiology by John Call Dalton (1859)
"That portion of the pulmonary trunk (4) which is beyond the origin of the ... The ductus arteriosus is at first as large as the pulmonary trunk itself; ..."

4. A Treatise on human physiology by John Call Dalton (1861)
"That portion of the pulmonary trunk (4) which is beyond the ... The ductus arteriosus is at first as large as the pulmonary trunk itself; and nearly the ..."

5. A Treatise on human physiology: Designed for the Use of Students and by John Call Dalton (1867)
"That portion of the pulmonary trunk (4) which is beyond the origin of the ... The ductus arteriosus is at first as large as the pulmonary trunk itself; ..."

6. A Treatise on Human Physiology by John Call Dalton (1882)
"This branch is so voluminous that it appears to be the main continuation of the pulmonary trunk. It forms, accordingly, an open canal or duct between the ..."

7. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1826)
"or days, it resumes its cylindrical form, but becomes all much contracted and shorter, so that, from being equal in diameter to the pulmonary trunk, ..."

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