Pulmonary vein

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The pulmonary veins are the veins that transfer oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart.wikipedia
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Vein

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The pulmonary veins are the veins that transfer oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart.
Most veins carry deoxygenated blood from the tissues back to the heart; exceptions are the pulmonary and umbilical veins, both of which carry oxygenated blood to the heart.

Blood

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The pulmonary veins are the veins that transfer oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart.
It then enters the right ventricle and is pumped through the pulmonary artery to the lungs and returns to the left atrium through the pulmonary veins.

Heart

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The pulmonary veins are the veins that transfer oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart.
The left atrium receives oxygenated blood back from the lungs via one of the four pulmonary veins.

Pulmonary circulation

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The pulmonary veins are part of the pulmonary circulation.
The vessels of the pulmonary circulation are the pulmonary arteries and the pulmonary veins.

Root of the lung

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Two main pulmonary veins emerge from each lung hilum, receiving blood from three or four bronchial veins apiece and draining into the left atrium.
The root is formed by the bronchus, the pulmonary artery, the pulmonary veins, the bronchial arteries and veins, the pulmonary plexuses of nerves, lymphatic vessels, bronchial lymph nodes, and areolar tissue, all of which are enclosed by a reflection of the pleura.

Atrium (heart)

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Two main pulmonary veins emerge from each lung hilum, receiving blood from three or four bronchial veins apiece and draining into the left atrium. The largest pulmonary veins are the four main pulmonary veins, two from each lung that drain into the left atrium of the heart. The right main pulmonary veins (contains oxygenated blood) pass behind the right atrium and superior vena cava; the left in front of the descending thoracic aorta.
The left atrium receives the oxygenated blood from the left and right pulmonary veins, which it pumps to the left ventricle (through the mitral valve) for pumping out through the aorta for systemic circulation.

Anomalous pulmonary venous connection

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A rare genetic defect of the pulmonary veins can cause them to drain into the pulmonary circulation in whole or in part, this is known as a total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (or drainage), or partial anomalous pulmonary connection, respectively.
Anomalous pulmonary venous connection (or anomalous pulmonary venous drainage or anomalous pulmonary venous return ) is a congenital defect of the pulmonary veins.

Bronchial veins

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Two main pulmonary veins emerge from each lung hilum, receiving blood from three or four bronchial veins apiece and draining into the left atrium.
The remaining blood is returned to the heart via the pulmonary veins.

Circulatory system

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As part of the pulmonary circulation they carry oxygenated blood back to the heart, as opposed to the veins of the systemic circulation which carry deoxygenated blood.
The circulatory system of the lungs is the portion of the cardiovascular system in which oxygen-depleted blood is pumped away from the heart, via the pulmonary artery, to the lungs and returned, oxygenated, to the heart via the pulmonary vein.

Bronchus

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Behind the pulmonary artery is the bronchus.

Superior vena cava

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The right main pulmonary veins (contains oxygenated blood) pass behind the right atrium and superior vena cava; the left in front of the descending thoracic aorta.

Descending thoracic aorta

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The right main pulmonary veins (contains oxygenated blood) pass behind the right atrium and superior vena cava; the left in front of the descending thoracic aorta.

Respiration (physiology)

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The pulmonary veins play an essential role in respiration, by receiving blood that has been oxygenated in the alveoli and returning it to the left atrium.

Pulmonary alveolus

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The pulmonary veins play an essential role in respiration, by receiving blood that has been oxygenated in the alveoli and returning it to the left atrium.

Genetic disorder

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A rare genetic defect of the pulmonary veins can cause them to drain into the pulmonary circulation in whole or in part, this is known as a total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (or drainage), or partial anomalous pulmonary connection, respectively.

Lung

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The pulmonary veins are the veins that transfer oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart.

Pulmonary artery

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Arterial blood

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Arterial blood is the oxygenated blood in the circulatory system found in the pulmonary vein, the left chambers of the heart, and in the arteries.

VATS lobectomy

Anatomic lung resections require a dissection of the pulmonary hilum with individual ligation and division of the pulmonary artery, pulmonary vein, and the bronchus where these enter the lung.

Transposition of the great vessels

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Transposition of the great vessels (TGV) is a group of congenital heart defects involving an abnormal spatial arrangement of any of the great vessels: superior and/or inferior venae cavae, pulmonary artery, pulmonary veins, and aorta.

David Hoyle (performance artist)

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It was around the same time that he began performing in the Belle Vue,a pub in Blackpool, where he did comedy routines whilst in the character of Paul Munnery-Vain (the name being a pun on pulmonary vein), the illegitimate offspring of the Duke of Edinburgh and Dorothy Squires.

Edward Stinson (surgeon)

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Atrial anastomosis was performed instead of joining the individual pulmonary veins and a teflon cuff wrapped around the aortic anastomosis was used as a seal to prevent a blood leak.

Umbilical cord

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It is unusual for a vein to carry oxygenated blood and for arteries to carry deoxygenated blood (the only other examples being the pulmonary veins and arteries, connecting the lungs to the heart).

Death of Diana, Princess of Wales

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Despite attempts to save her, Diana's internal injuries were too extensive: her heart had been displaced to the right side of the chest, which tore the pulmonary vein and the pericardium.