[puhl-muh-ner-ee, pool-]
of or pertaining to the lungs.
of the nature of a lung; lunglike.
affecting the lungs.
having lungs or lunglike organs.
pertaining to or affected with disease of the lungs.

1650–60; < Latin pulmōnārius of the lungs, equivalent to pulmōn- (stem of pulmō lung; akin to Greek pleúmōn, later pneúmōn lung; cf. pneuma) + -ārius -ary

interpulmonary, adjective
nonpulmonary, adjective
postpulmonary, adjective
subpulmonary, adjective
transpulmonary, adjective
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pulmonary (ˈpʌlmənərɪ, -mənrɪ, ˈpʊl-)
1.  of, or relating to or affecting the lungs
2.  having lungs or lunglike organs
[C18: from Latin pulmōnārius, from pulmō a lung; related to Greek pleumōn a lung]

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1704, from L. pulmonarius "of the lungs," from pulmonem (nom. pulmo, gen. pulmonis) "lung," cognate with Gk. pleumon "lung," O.C.S. plusta, Lith. plauciai "lungs," all from PIE *pleu- "to flow, to float, to swim" (see pluvial). The notion probably 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. M.E. lights "the lungs," lit. "the light (in weight) organs").
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Medical Dictionary

pulmonary pul·mo·nar·y (pul'mə-něr'ē, pŭl'-)
Of, relating to, or affecting the lungs.

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pulmonary   (pl'mə-něr'ē)  Pronunciation Key 
Relating to or involving the lungs.
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Example sentences
Pulmonary hypertension is abnormally high blood pressure in the arteries of the
Pulmonary valve stenosis is a heart valve disorder that involves the pulmonary
Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease is an extremely rare form of high blood
  pressure in the lung area.
If a part of the clot breaks off and travels to the lung, a phenomenon called
  pulmonary embolism occurs.
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