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ˈpʌl məˌnɛr i, ˈpʊl-pul·mona·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pneumonic, pulmonary, pulmonicadjective

    relating to or affecting the lungs

    "pulmonary disease"

Wiktionary

  1. pulmonaryadjective

    Pertaining to, having, or affecting the lungs.

    Etymology: From pulmonarius, from pulmo + -arius, from pléu-mon-. Cognate with Greek πλεμόνι, French poumon, Lithuanian plauciai, Polish płuco and Russian плавать.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pulmonaryadjective

    of or pertaining to the lungs; affecting the lungs; pulmonic

    Etymology: [L. pulmonarius, from pulmo, -onis, a lung; of uncertain origin, perh. named from its lightness, and akin to E. float: cf. F. pulmonaire. Cf. Pneumonia.]

  2. Pulmonaryadjective

    lungwort

    Etymology: [L. pulmonarius, from pulmo, -onis, a lung; of uncertain origin, perh. named from its lightness, and akin to E. float: cf. F. pulmonaire. Cf. Pneumonia.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pulmonary

    pul′mō-nā-ri, adj. pertaining to, or affecting, the lungs: done by the lungs: having lungs: pulmonic.—adj. Pulmobranch′iate, breathing by lung-sacs.—n. Pulmom′eter, an instrument for measuring the capacity of the lungs.—adj. Pulmonā′rious, diseased in the lungs.—n.pl. Pulmonā′ta, an order or sub-class of Gasteropoda, air-breathing.—adjs. Pul′monāte, having lungs, lung-sacs, or lung-like organs; Pulmon′ic, pertaining to or affecting the lungs.—n. a medicine for disease of the lungs: one affected by disease of the lungs.—adj. Pulmonif′erous, provided with lungs.—Pulmonary artery, an artery which brings blood from the heart to the lungs; Pulmonary vein, a vein which brings blood from the lungs to the heart. [L. pulmonariuspulmo, pulmonis, a lung—Gr. pleumōn, pneumōn, lung.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pulmonary in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pulmonary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of pulmonary in a Sentence

  1. Mary Joe Fernandez:

    I think her illness a few years ago( 2011), when she had the pulmonary embolism, really gave her perspective and a new appreciation for what she does.

  2. William Sheel:

    If we prescribe an exercise or pulmonary rehab program at a given intensity— say, if we tell someone to exercise three times a week— should that be the same for men and women?

  3. Michele Zasa:

    The situation that concerns the (lung) contusion is the most delicate, the next two or three days will be important to verify the stability of his breathing and to assess the situation according to pulmonary therapies in place.

  4. Stanton Glantz:

    Some of my pulmonary [ colleagues ] have noted people under 30 [ with Covid-19 ] ending up in hospitals and a couple were vapors.

  5. Prem Singh:

    Every week a lung cancer patient walks in; earlier we would get one in three months, problems from air pollution are on the rise and leading to multiple diseases such as bronchial asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and pneumonia.

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