Definition of pulmonary in English:

pulmonary

Line breaks: pul¦mon|ary
Pronunciation: /ˈpʌlmən(ə)ri
 
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adjective

  • Relating to the lungs: pulmonary blood flow
    More example sentences
    • A blockage in the lungs is called pulmonary embolism and can cause of sudden, unexpected death.
    • Replacement of the aortic and pulmonary valves with the pulmonary autograft.
    • Studies in the lung have focused mainly on the regeneration of pulmonary epithelium.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin pulmonarius, from pulmo, pulmon- 'lung'.

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