Pulmonary meaning

po͝olmə-nĕrē, pŭl-
Of, relating to, or affecting the lungs.

Pulmonary tuberculosis.

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Designating the artery conveying blood from the right ventricle of the heart to the lungs or any of the veins conveying oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart.
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Having lungs or lunglike organs.
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Having lungs or lunglike organs.
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Of, like, or affecting the lungs.
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Relating to or affecting the lungs.

Pulmonary tuberculosis.

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Having lungs or lunglike organs.
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Relating to or involving the lungs.
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Pertaining to, having, or affecting the lungs.
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Origin of pulmonary

  • Latin pulmōnārius from pulmō pulmōn- lung pleu- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin pulmōnārius (“of the lungs"), from pulmō (“lung") + -ārius, from Proto-Indo-European *pléu-mon-. Cognate with Greek πλεμόνι (plemóni), French poumon, Lithuanian plauciai, Polish pÅ‚uco and Russian плавать (plavatʹ, “to swim").

    From Wiktionary