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pulmonary

[puhl-muh-ner-ee, poo l-] /ˈpʌl məˌnɛr i, ˈpʊl-/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the lungs.
2.
of the nature of a lung; lunglike.
3.
affecting the lungs.
4.
having lungs or lunglike organs.
5.
pertaining to or affected with disease of the lungs.
Origin
1650-1660
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
Related forms
interpulmonary, adjective
nonpulmonary, adjective
postpulmonary, adjective
subpulmonary, adjective
transpulmonary, adjective
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pulmonary

/ˈpʌlmənərɪ; -mənrɪ; ˈpʊl-/
adjective
1.
of, or relating to or affecting the lungs
2.
having lungs or lunglike organs
Word Origin
C18: from Latin pulmōnārius, from pulmō a lung; related to Greek pleumōn a lung
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Word Origin and History for transpulmonary
pulmonary
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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transpulmonary in Medicine

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

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transpulmonary in Science
pulmonary
  (pl'mə-něr'ē)   
Relating to or involving the lungs.
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