Pulmonary Definition

po͝olmə-nĕrē, pŭl-
Of, like, or affecting the lungs.
Webster's New World
Having lungs or lunglike organs.
Webster's New World
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.
Webster's New World

Origin of Pulmonary

  • 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

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

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

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