Definition of pulmocutaneous artery
: either of the posterior pair of arterial arches that arise from the truncus arteriosus in amphibians, divide into pulmonary and cutaneous arteries, and transport venous blood to the respiratory surfaces of the skin, buccal cavity, and lungs
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