pulmonary

adjective pul·mo·nary \ ˈpu̇l-mə-ˌner-ē , ˈpəl- \
Updated on: 16 Apr 2018

Definition of pulmonary

1 a : of, relating to, affecting, or occurring in the lungs
  • pulmonary tissue
  • pulmonary edema
b : carried on by the lungs
  • pulmonary respiration
2 : pulmonate
3 : occurring in the pulmonary artery
  • a pulmonary embolism

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Origin and Etymology of pulmonary

Latin pulmonarius, from pulmon-, pulmo lung; akin to Greek pleumōn lung, Sanskrit kloman right lung

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Definition of pulmonary for English Language Learners

  • medical : relating to the lungs


Medical Dictionary

pulmonary

adjective pul·mo·nary \ ˈpu̇l-mə-ˌner-ē , ˈpəl- \

medical Definition of pulmonary

: relating to, functioning like, associated with, or carried on by the lungs


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