cardiopulmonary

adjective
car·​dio·​pul·​mo·​nary | \ ˌkär-dē-ō-ˈpu̇l-mə-ˌner-ē How to pronounce cardiopulmonary (audio) , -ˈpəl- \

Definition of cardiopulmonary

: of or relating to the heart and lungs

Examples of cardiopulmonary in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This results in cardiopulmonary collapse, which is oftentimes not reversible or treatable. Audrey Noble, Harper's BAZAAR, 24 Sep. 2021 Rajpaul's cause of death is listed as homicide due to acute cardiopulmonary dysfunction and intramuscular/intravascular silicone injections. Katie Campione, PEOPLE.com, 20 Sep. 2021 The Medical Examiner’s Office declared the cause of death to be cardiopulmonary arrest while he was held prone on the ground, and also said an underlying heart condition played a role. Kristina Davis, San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 Oct. 2021 Rajpaul's death is listed as a homicide due to acute cardiopulmonary dysfunction and intramuscular/intravascular silicone injections, according to the medical examiner's office. NBC News, 21 Sep. 2021 The cause was cardiopulmonary arrest, according to a statement on his website. BostonGlobe.com, 3 Sep. 2021 Tommy suffered a sudden cardiopulmonary arrest at his home in January. Lindsay Kimble, PEOPLE.com, 21 Sep. 2021 The cause was cardiopulmonary arrest, according to a statement on his website. BostonGlobe.com, 3 Sep. 2021 Founded in the mid-2000s, the World Institute of Safety LLC and its subsidiary, EnjoyCPR Inc., contract with independent instructors to offer cardiopulmonary training classes across the country. Jonathan M. Pitts, baltimoresun.com, 27 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of cardiopulmonary

circa 1881, in the meaning defined above

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19 Nov 2021

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“Cardiopulmonary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cardiopulmonary. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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cardiopulmonary

adjective
car·​dio·​pul·​mo·​nary | \ ˌkärd-ē-ō-ˈpu̇l-mə-ˌner-ē, -ˈpəl- How to pronounce cardiopulmonary (audio) \

Medical Definition of cardiopulmonary

: of or relating to the heart and lungs the cardiopulmonary system a cardiopulmonary bypass that diverts blood from the entrance to the right atrium through an oxygenator directly to the aorta

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