Pulmonary Artery

Science / Biology / Pulmonary Artery: The artery that carries blood from the right ventricle of the vertebrate heart to the lungs. Artery carrying oxygen-poor blood from the heart to the lungs.

Pulmonary Artery

Science / Biology / Pulmonary Artery: The artery that carries blood from the right ventricle of the vertebrate heart to the lungs. Artery carrying oxygen-poor blood from the heart to the lungs. MORE

Pulmonary Circuit

Science / Biology / Pulmonary Circuit: The loop of the circulatory system that carries blood to and from the lungs. MORE

Pulmonary Vein

Science / Biology / Pulmonary Vein: The vein that carries oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart. Veins carrying oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart. MORE

Hantavirus Cardiopulmonary Syndrome

Health / Disease / Hantavirus Cardiopulmonary Syndrome: A deadly disease transmitted to humans by infected rodents through urine, droppings, or saliva. Humans can contract the disease when they breathe in aerosolized virus. Although rare it has a high mort MORE

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Health / First Aid / Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) consists of two primary conditions: pulmonary emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Both conditions interfere with the ability to move air in and out of the lu MORE

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Health / First Aid / Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR): CPR, combines compressions of the chest with rescue breathing to keep blood flowing through the body and brain while delivering oxygen to the bloodstream. CPR is the first step in treating cardiac arr MORE

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