Pulmonary circulation
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The right ventricle pumps blood through the pulmonary valve and via the pulmonary artery at low pressure into the lungs where it absorbs oxygen. It returns via the pulmonary veins to the left heart.

Author(s): Kinderherzstiftung, Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Sticker, Hermine Nock
Last updated: 2009-04-28