pulmonary plexus n.
Either of two autonomic plexuses, designated anterior and posterior, at the hilus of each lung, formed by branches of the vagus nerve and of the sympathetic and bronchial nerves, and from which branches accompany the bronchi and arteries into the lung.
- Pulmonary stenosis
pulmonary stenosis n. Narrowing of the opening into the pulmonary artery from the right ventricle.
noun, Anatomy. 1. the trachea, bronchi, and bronchioles of the lungs, which together resemble an upside-down tree.
- Pulmonary trunk
pulmonary trunk n. An arterial trunk with origin from the right ventricle of the heart, and dividing into the right and left pulmonary arteries, which enter the corresponding lungs and branch with the bronchi.
noun, Pathology. 1. tuberculosis of the lungs. pulmonary tuberculosis n. Tuberculosis of the lungs.