Pulmocutaneous Pul`mo*cu*ta"ne*ous, a. [L. pulmo a lung + E. cutaneous.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the lungs and the akin; as, the pulmocutaneous arteries of the frog. [1913 Webster]

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  • pulmocutaneous — pul·mo·cutaneous …   English syllables

  • pulmocutaneous — | ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷+ adjective Etymology: pulmo + cutaneous : of or relating to the lungs and the skin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pulmocutaneous circulation — is the part of the amphibian circulatory system that directs blood to the skin and the lungs. In the Amphibian Circulatory system, blood flows from the ventricle (amphibians only have one) into an artery called the conus arteriosus and from there …   Wikipedia

  • pulmocutaneous artery — noun 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,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pulmocutaneous arch — noun see pulmocutaneous artery …   Useful english dictionary

  • pul|mo|cu|ta|ne|ous — «PUHL moh kyoo TAY nee uhs», adjective. having to do with or supplying the lungs and skin: »pulmocutaneous arteries, pulmocutaneous vessels. ╂[< Latin pulmō, ōnis lung + English cutaneous] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Double circulatory system — In a first order circulatory circuit, blood is pumped to the lungs, thus acquiring oxygen while simultaneously releasing carbon dioxide. Fully oxygenated blood then enters the second order circuit, going to the brain and body. The second order… …   Wikipedia

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