An arterial trunk which is continuous with the heart and branches into the pulmonary arteries. [ ]

Synonyms: trunk of pulmonary arterial tree pulmonary artery (trunk)

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Term information

database cross reference
  • EHDAA:9831
  • galen:PulmonaryTrunk
  • EMAPA:17015
  • VHOG:0001134
  • FMA:8612
  • EHDAA2:0001576
  • MA:0002033
  • OpenCyc:Mx4rv-6d0ZwpEbGdrcN5Y29ycA
  • NCIT:C116918

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external definition

An arterial trunk with origin from the right ventricle of the heart, and dividing into the right and left pulmonary arteries, which enter the corresponding lungs and branch with the bronchi. [TFD][VHOG]

has related synonym

main pulmonary artery

homology notes

As in birds, the conus arteriosus split during embryonic development in mammals to produce the pulmonary trunk and single aortic trunk of the adult.[well established][VHOG]