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[kahr-dee-oh-puhl-muh-ner-ee, -pool-]
of, pertaining to, or affecting the heart and lungs: cardiopulmonary laboratory.

1880–85; cardio- + pulmonary Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
cardiopulmonary (ˌkɑːdɪəʊˈpʌlmənərɪ, -mənrɪ, -ˈpʊl-)
of, relating to, or affecting the heart and lungs

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Word Origin & History

1908, from cardio- + pulmonary.
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Medical Dictionary

cardiopulmonary car·di·o·pul·mo·nar·y (kär'dē-ō-pul'mə-něr'ē, -pŭl'-)
Of, relating to, or involving both the heart and the lungs.

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Science Dictionary
cardiopulmonary   (kär'dē-ō-pl'mə-něr'ē, -pŭl'-)  Pronunciation Key 
Relating to or involving the heart and the lungs.
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Example sentences
The operation was the first to use a machine to temporarily duplicate the functions of the cardiopulmonary system.
On one question, students must decide whether the trouble is with the cardiopulmonary plexus or the arch of the aorta.
Following instructions from an emergency physician on the phone, they began cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Trainers performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation on the basketball player until paramedics arrived.
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