Definition of pulmonary in English:

pulmonary

adjective

  • Relating to the lungs.

    ‘pulmonary blood flow’
    • ‘Replacement of the aortic and pulmonary valves with the pulmonary autograft.’
    • ‘Studies in the lung have focused mainly on the regeneration of pulmonary epithelium.’
    • ‘Most patients had severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on British Thoracic Society criteria.’
    • ‘This can lead to an increase in pulmonary capillary pressure that is sufficient to induce pulmonary congestion.’
    • ‘A blockage in the lungs is called pulmonary embolism and can cause of sudden, unexpected death.’

Origin

Mid 17th century: from Latin pulmonarius, from pulmo, pulmon- lung.

Pronunciation:

pulmonary

/ˈpʌlmən(ə)ri/