Definition of pulmonologist
: a specialist in the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the lungs
pulmonologyplay \ˌpu̇l-mə-ˈnä-lə-jē, ˌpəl-\ noun
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Kyle Hogarth, a pulmonologist who attended to Mohr after she was transferred in critical condition to the University of Chicago Medical Center, raised that point at this morning’s meeting.
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Origin and Etymology of pulmonologist
Latin pulmon-, pulmo + English -ologist (as in cardiologist)
First Known Use: 1979
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