Hemorrhage, infection, and pulmonary embolism are all more common following a surgical birth.
McPherson died of a pulmonary embolism, though a coroner originally cited prolonged dehydration and bedrest as the cause.
Mark Pletcher, et al. “Association Between Marijuana Exposure and pulmonary Function Over 20 Years.”
1704, from French pulmonaire and directly from Latin pulmonarius "of the lungs," from pulmo (genitive pulmonis) "lung," cognate with Greek pleumon "lung," Old Church Slavonic plusta, Lithuanian plauciai "lungs," all from PIE *pleu- "to flow, to float, to swim" (see pluvial).
The notion perhaps is from the fact that, when thrown into a pot of water, lungs of a slaughtered animal float, while the heart, liver, etc., do not (cf. Middle English lights "the lungs," literally "the light (in weight) organs"). Also cf. pneumo-.
pulmonary pul·mo·nar·y (pul'mə-něr'ē, pŭl'-)
Of, relating to, or affecting the lungs.