Definition of cardiopulmonary in English:

cardiopulmonary

adjective

Medicine
  • Relating to the heart and the lungs.

    • ‘We will summarize the content of and access to selected databases with information related to cardiopulmonary physical therapy.’
    • ‘All ambulances were manned by a nurse or paramedic and a driver, equipped with a manual defibrillator and qualified to perform advanced cardiopulmonary life support.’
    • ‘Other diagnoses included sepsis, liver failure, neurological dysfunction, and recent cardiopulmonary arrest.’
    • ‘Early studies indicated that essentially all patients infected with SNV went through the prodromal and cardiopulmonary phases.’
    • ‘Some centers, however, routinely perform lung transplantation using cardiopulmonary bypass with good results.’

Pronunciation:

cardiopulmonary

/ˌkärdēōˈpo͝olmənerē/