Definition of pulmonic in English:

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pulmonic

Pronunciation: /pəlˈmänik/

adjective

Another term for pulmonary.
Example sentences
  • Paradoxical splitting is due to the fact that during systole the pressure in the pulmonary artery increases until the pulmonic valve closes before the aortic valve.
  • Commonly associated defects include a ventricular septal defect, a ventricular septal defect with pulmonic stenosis, in addition to those with an intact ventricular septum.
  • The tricuspid and pulmonic valves are most commonly affected by plaque formation.

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Syllabification: pul·mon·ic

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