pneumonic, pulmonary, pulmonic(adj)
relating to or affecting the lungs
Pertaining to, having, or affecting the lungs.
Origin: From pulmonarius, from pulmo + -arius, from pléu-mon-. Cognate with Greek πλεμόνι, French poumon, Lithuanian plauciai, Polish płuco and Russian плавать.
of or pertaining to the lungs; affecting the lungs; pulmonic
Origin: [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
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. pulmonarius—pulmo, pulmonis, a lung—Gr. pleumōn, pneumōn, lung.]
The numerical value of pulmonary in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of pulmonary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He said well there's a link between NuvaRing and pulmonary embolisms.
Around 30% of TB in children is extra-pulmonary, [But] they are not infectious -- they don't have the ability to transmit to other people.
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.
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?
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.
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