pulmonary vein

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pulmonary vein

[′pu̇l·mə‚ner·ē ′vān]
(anatomy)
A large vein that conducts oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart in tetrapods.
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4,5) Neovascularization into the resulting granulation tissue and parasitization, with subsequent hypertrophy of normally occurring small systemic arteries within the inferior pulmonary ligament, then establishes the independent circulation.
Thorax computed tomography revealed a connection between the inferior vena cava (IVC) and the right inferior pulmonary vein subdiaphragmatically, which was commented as the Scimitar syndrome (Fig.
The tumor was intramural in the esophagus and was adherent to both the diaphragm at the hiatus and the left lower pulmonary lobe at the inferior pulmonary ligament.