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Meaning of PULMONARY

Pronunciation:  'pulmu`neree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  relating to or affecting the lungs; "pulmonary disease"
 

PULMONARY is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: pneumonic, pulmonic
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Pul"mo*na*ry\, a. [L. pulmonarius, from pulmo, -onis,
    a lung; of uncertain origin, perh. named from its lightness,
    and akin to E. float: cf. F. pulmonaire. Cf. {Pneumonia}.]
    Of or pertaining to the lungs; affecting the lungs; pulmonic.
    
    {Pulmonary artery}. See the Note under {Artery}.
    
    
  2. \Pul"mo*na*ry\, n. [Cf. F. pulmonaire. See
    {Pulmonary}, a. ] (Bot.)
    Lungwort. --Ainsworth.
    
    
 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: pertains to lungs and respiratory system.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Relating to the lungs and pleura.
 

 

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