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What does the pulmonary veins do?

Pulmonary veins are the blood vessels which carry freshly  oxygenated blood from the lungs into the heart. There are four  pulmonary veins, two of which come from each lung. (MORE)

What is the pulmonary circuit?

The pulmonary circuit is the movement of oxygen depleted blood to the lungs to pick up oxygen and unload carbon dioxide.
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What is pulmonary nodule?

A pulmonary nodule is a small round or oval-shaped growth in the lung. It is sometimes also called a spot on the lung or a coin lesion. Pulmonary nodules are generally smaller (MORE)

What is a Pulmonary Emboli?

Answer . A pulmonary emboli is a blood clot, air bubble or a hard protein which was carried to the lung via the blood stream. The source of such blood clots may originate f (MORE)

What does the pulmonary artery do?

The pulmonary arteries carry blood from the heart to the lungs, to drop off carbon dioxide and pick up oxygen. There are two pulmonary arteries, one going to the left lung and (MORE)

What is pulmonary emboli?

A Pulmonary Embolism is a blood clot or obstruction in the lungs. Basically it's a heart attack or stroke, but it occurs in the longs as opposed to the heart or the brain.
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What is pulmonary mycosis?

Mycosis is a fungal infection. Because inhalation of spores is a  primary cause of such infections, they often begin in the lungs,  which is known as pulmonary mycosis.

What are pulmonary arteries for?

The pulmonary arteries carry blood from the heart to the lungs. They are the only arteries (other than umbilical arteries in the fetus) that carry deoxygenated blood.
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What is in pulmonary cavity?

The pulmonary cavity is the space lined by parietal pleura that each lung occupies. The right and left pulmonary cavities are separated by the mediastinum. It is important to (MORE)