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PULMONARY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pulmonary mean? 

PULMONARY (adjective)
  The adjective PULMONARY has 1 sense:

1. relating to or affecting the lungs

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


 Dictionary entry details 


PULMONARY (adjective)


Sense 1pulmonary [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Relating to or affecting the lungs

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

pulmonary; pulmonic; pneumonic

Context example:

pulmonary disease

Pertainym:

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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