a semilunar valve between the pulmonary artery and the right ventricle of the heart that prevents the blood from flowing back into the right ventricle.
pulmonary valve n.
A valve with semilunar cusps at the entrance to the pulmonary trunk from the right ventricle of the heart.
noun, Anatomy. 1. a vein conveying oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart. noun 1. any one of the four veins that convey oxygen-rich blood from the lungs to the heart pulmonary vein n. A vein that carries oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart. […]
- Pulmonary ventilation
pulmonary ventilation n. The total volume of gas per minute inspired or expired.
[puhl-mon-ik, poo l-] /pʌlˈmɒn ɪk, pʊl-/ adjective 1. . /pʌlˈmɒnɪk; pʊl-/ adjective 1. of or relating to the lungs; pulmonary noun 2. (rare) pulmonic pul·mon·ic (pul-mŏn’ĭk, pŭl-) adj. Of or relating to the lungs; pulmonary.
[puhl-muh-neyt, -nit, poo l-] /ˈpʌl məˌneɪt, -nɪt, ˈpʊl-/ adjective 1. Zoology. having lungs or lunglike organs. 2. belonging to the Pulmonata, an order of gastropod mollusks usually breathing by means of a lunglike sac, and including most of the terrestrial snails and the slugs and certain aquatic snails. noun 3. a pulmonate gastropod. /ˈpʌlmənɪt; ˈpʊl-/ […]