pul·​mo·​nol·​o·​gist | \ ˌpu̇l-mə-ˈnä-lə-jəst How to pronounce pulmonologist (audio) , ˌpəl- \

Definition of pulmonologist

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

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pulmonology \ ˌpu̇l-​mə-​ˈnä-​lə-​jē How to pronounce pulmonologist (audio) , ˌpəl-​ \ noun

Examples of pulmonologist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An outside firm helping prosecutors identify expert witnesses came across a textbook that Tobin, a pulmonologist and critical care doctor at Loyola University, had written about the mechanics of breathing. Washington Post, 29 Apr. 2021 Hospitals are seeing more and younger patients arrive, many with more severe symptoms, Dr. Jason McKinney, a pulmonologist and the ICU medical director at Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas, told ABC News. Marlene Lenthang, ABC News, 1 July 2021 Volunteer doctors in conjunction with a local pharmacy can offer up to 300 immunizations at the event, said Dr. Anne Griffiths, a pediatric pulmonologist at Children's Minnesota who is part of the physician group. Christopher Snowbeck, Star Tribune, 8 May 2021 Part of it could have to do with India being a young country, said Dr. Lancelot Pinto, a consultant pulmonologist at P.D. Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai. Jessie Yeung, CNN, 26 Apr. 2021 In all, Osler said, the prosecution was far more effective — not because of the lawyers, but because of their witnesses, specifically, Minneapolis police Chief Medaria Arradondo and Dr. Martin Tobin, a world-renowned pulmonologist. NBC News, 18 Apr. 2021 Prosecutors recalled their pulmonologist and critical care expert, Dr. Martin Tobin, to the witness stand Thursday morning to rebut testimony Wednesday from defense witness, pathologist Dr. David Fowler. Rochelle Olson, Star Tribune, 15 Apr. 2021 The state called numerous medical witnesses to speak to bolster this argument, including the pulmonologist Dr. Martin Tobin and Dr. Bill Smock, a police surgeon in Louisville, Kentucky. Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone, 19 Apr. 2021 The pulmonologist in the western city of Brest investigated Mediator's effects after treating a patient in 2007 who later died. Star Tribune, 29 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of pulmonologist

1979, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pulmonologist

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

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The first known use of pulmonologist was in 1979

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17 Jul 2021

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“Pulmonologist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pulmonologist. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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pul·​mo·​nol·​o·​gist | \ ˌpu̇l-mə-ˈnäl-ə-jəst, ˌpəl- How to pronounce pulmonologist (audio) \

Medical Definition of pulmonologist

: a specialist in pulmonology


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