Opening of the pulmonary artery


Opening of the pulmonary artery
Opening of the pulmonary artery
Latin ostium trunci pulmonalis
Gray's subject #138 531

The opening of the pulmonary artery (or trunk) is circular in form, and situated at the summit of the conus arteriosus, close to the ventricular septum.

It is placed above and to the left of the atrioventricular opening, and is guarded by the pulmonary semilunar valves.

See also

  • Pulmonary stenosis

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