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pulmonologist

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noun pul·mo·nol·o·gist \ˌpu̇l-mə-ˈnä-lə-jəst, ˌpəl-\

Definition of pulmonologist

  1. :  a specialist in the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the lungs



Origin and Etymology of pulmonologist

Latin pulmon-, pulmo + English -ologist (as in cardiologist)


First Known Use: 1979


Medical Dictionary

pulmonologist

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noun pul·mo·nol·o·gist \ˌpu̇l-mə-ˈnäl-ə-jəst, ˌpəl-\

Medical Definition of pulmonologist

  1. :  a specialist in pulmonology




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