pul·​mon·​ic | \ pu̇l-ˈmä-nik How to pronounce pulmonic (audio) , ˌpəl- \

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Recent Examples on the Web Has successful open-heart surgery to replace the pulmonic valve inserted in 1997. Cnn Editorial Research, CNN, 22 July 2021 The former California governor first underwent heart surgery in 1997, to replace his original pulmonic valve due to a congenital heart defect. Tyler Aquilina, EW.com, 23 Oct. 2020 Franklin suspects Fredericks had congenital pulmonic stenosis, a narrowing of the valve that leads from the heart to the lungs, causing cyanosis or blueness. Karina Bland, The Arizona Republic, 2 Sep. 2020 The pulmonic valve originally was installed in 1997 for a congenital heart defect and had to be replaced. CBS News, 2 Apr. 2018 The 70-year-old Hollywood superstar and former governor of California went to Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles on Thursday for a pulmonic valve replacement, a spokesperson said in a statement. Time, 30 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of pulmonic

1661, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pulmonic

Latin pulmon-, pulmo

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28 Jul 2021

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“Pulmonic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pulmonic. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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pul·​mon·​ic | \ pu̇l-ˈmän-ik, ˌpəl- How to pronounce pulmonic (audio) \

Medical Definition of pulmonic

: pulmonary pulmonic lesions


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