pulmocutaneous artery

noun

variants or pulmocutaneous arch
: 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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“Pulmocutaneous artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pulmocutaneous%20artery. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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