1. [syn: pulmonary artery, arteria pulmonalis]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Pulmonary \Pul"mo*na*ry\, a. [L. pulmonarius, from pulmo, -onis,
a lung; of uncertain origin, perh. named from its lightness,
and akin to E. float: cf. F. pulmonaire. Cf. Pneumonia.]
Of or pertaining to the lungs; affecting the lungs; pulmonic.
Pulmonary artery. See the Note under Artery.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: one of two arteries (branches of the pulmonary trunk) that
carry venous blood from the heart to the lungs [syn:
pulmonary artery, arteria pulmonalis]