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CARDIOPULMONARY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cardiopulmonary mean? 

CARDIOPULMONARY (adjective)
  The adjective CARDIOPULMONARY has 1 sense:

1. of or pertaining to or affecting both the heart and the lungs and their functions

  Familiarity information: CARDIOPULMONARY used as an adjective is very rare.


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CARDIOPULMONARY (adjective)


Sense 1cardiopulmonary [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or pertaining to or affecting both the heart and the lungs and their functions

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

cardiopulmonary; cardiorespiratory

Context example:

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Pertainym:

heart (the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body)

lung (either of two saclike respiratory organs in the chest of vertebrates; serves to remove carbon dioxide and provide oxygen to the blood)


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