pulmonary

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin pulmōnārius ‎(of the lungs), from pulmō ‎(lung) + -ārius, from Proto-Indo-European *pléu-mon-. Cognate with Greek πλεμόνι ‎(plemóni), French poumon, Lithuanian plauciai, Polish płuco and Russian пла́вать ‎(plávatʹ, to swim).

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pulmonary ‎(not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Pertaining to, having, or affecting the lungs.

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