a vein conveying oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart.
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.
Any of the veins that carry blood with high levels of oxygen 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-/ […]
noun, Phonetics. 1. a current of lung air set in motion by the respiratory muscles in the production of speech.