• WordNet 3.6
    • adj pulmonary relating to or affecting the lungs "pulmonary disease"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pulmonary (Bot) Lungwort.
    • a Pulmonary Of or pertaining to the lungs; affecting the lungs; pulmonic.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • pulmonary Of or pertaining to the lungs, in the widest sense; respiratory: as, pulmonary organs.
    • pulmonary Affecting the lungs: as, pulmonary disease.
    • pulmonary Remedial of affections of the lungs; pulmonic: as, pulmonary medicine.
    • pulmonary Done by means of lungs; aërial, as a mode of breathing: opposed to branchial or tracheal: as, pulmonary respiration.
    • pulmonary Having lungs, lung-sacs, or lung-like organs; able to breathe air; pulmobranchiate, pulmonate, or pulmoniferous: distinguished from branchiate: as, a pulmonary mollusk.
    • pulmonary Of or having the characteristics of the Pulmonaria: distinguished from tracheary: as, a pulmonary arachnidan.
    • n pulmonary A pulmonary arachnidan, as a spider or scorpion; a member of the Pulmonaria.
    • n pulmonary Lungwort.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Pulmonary pul′mō-nā-ri pertaining to, or affecting, the lungs: done by the lungs: having lungs: pulmonic
    • n Pulmonary a medicine for disease of the lungs: one affected by disease of the lungs
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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


In literature:

Its use is seen chiefly in cases of pulmonary consumption.
"Young Americans Abroad" by Various
If they are used in pneumonia or other pulmonary diseases, they should be used large enough to go around the whole chest.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
No wonder that I've been ever since free from all, even the slightest symptoms of pulmonary indisposition.
"Rattlin the Reefer" by Edward Howard
They are esteemed beneficial in colds and pulmonary disorders.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
Both pulmonary arteries in the rabbit are derived from the left sixth vascular arch (= fourth branchial).
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
The above case comes under the third division, showing extensive excavation of the pulmonary structure.
"An Investigation into the Nature of Black Phthisis" by Archibald Makellar
I do not see how he can justify such wear and tear of his pulmonary leather, for so small a sum, to his conscience.
"Diary in America, Series One" by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
It is one of those pulmonary cases.
"The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol" by William J. Locke
They may look fat and strong, pulmonary tuberculosis usually makes quick work of them.
"Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why" by Martha M. Allen
The climate of the south of France is, very generally, recommended for those invalids who are suffering under pulmonary complaints.
"Travels in France during the years 1814-1815" by Archibald Alison
Several years since, I saw my wife die of pulmonary consumption.
"Doctor Jones' Picnic" by S. E. Chapman
I came West on account of heart action and some pulmonary necessities.
"Winning the Wilderness" by Margaret Hill McCarter
Mentone is a favorite resort for persons suffering with pulmonary affections, and has about ten thousand inhabitants.
"Foot-prints of Travel" by Maturin M. Ballou
They are very subject to fevers, attended with an obstructed circulation of air and blood in the pulmonary organs.
"Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments" by Various
Columbus was the first to describe the pulmonary circulation.
"The Popes and Science" by James J. Walsh
The topic I selected was pulmonary consumption; especially, the means of preventing it.
"Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders" by William A. Alcott
IXstg to XIIstg, the four pulmonary somites.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
He died of pulmonary consumption in 1791, in the sixty-second year of his age.
"Lives of Eminent Zoologists, from Aristotle to Linnæus" by William MacGillivray
In the first part of the aorta, pulmonary artery and arteries of the retina there is no muscular coat.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various
The last eight years of Mehul's life were depressed by melancholy and suffering, proceeding from pulmonary disease.
"Great Musical Composers" by George T. Ferris

In news:

Serena Williams' Pulmonary Embolism .
Head, Section of Respiratory Therapy, Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation Sunday, November 3, 1996.
The patient had no known history of pulmonary or cardiac disease.
Pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE) is one of the most significant complications of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) of the lower extremities.
Most often, primary pulmonary (e.g.
Dr Brian McDonald, of Schenectady Pulmonary Critical Care Associates.
Division of Pulmonary, Universityof South Alabama, Mobile, AL.
Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, an uncommon disease transmitted by rodents, has killed one man and made another person ill after both returned from trips in Yosemite National Park.
Lower Bucks Hospital Pulmonary Unit Stays Opens.
Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Programming.
REDLANDS, Calif – Former College Place resident Gwendolyn "Gwen" Ruth (McEwen) Jensen , 88, died Sept 5, 2012, of cardio-pulmonary arrest.
Review Photo / Amanda Renko Dr James Walsh of Guthrie's pulmonary medicine department discusses lung cancer treatment Tuesday during the Shine a Light on Lung Cancer event at the Guthrie campus in Sayre.
Niskayuna native Jeff Blatnick, who overcame cancer to win an Olympic gold medal, has died from cardio-pulmonary arrest.
Cause of death was Ideopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (hardening of the lung tissues with no specific cause) and lung cancer.

In science:

Pulmonary toxicity of single-wall carbon nanotubes in mice 7 and 90 days after intratracheal instillation. Toxicol.
Carbon Nanotubes in Biology and Medicine: in vitro and in vivo Detection, Imaging and Drug Delivery
Comparative pulmonary toxicity assessment of single-wall carbon nanotubes in rats.
Carbon Nanotubes in Biology and Medicine: in vitro and in vivo Detection, Imaging and Drug Delivery
Unusual inflammatory and fibrogenic pulmonary responses to single-walled carbon nanotubes in mice.
Carbon Nanotubes in Biology and Medicine: in vitro and in vivo Detection, Imaging and Drug Delivery
As an example, consider long-term anticoagulation treatment, as often given after events such as stroke, pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis.
Identifying the consequences of dynamic treatment strategies: A decision-theoretic overview
This includes computer assisted physiotherapy, medical image registration, photon-mapping and analysis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
Locally Orderless Registration
The class of quantum graphs treated here is motivated by the challenge of modeling enormously complex biological networks such as the circulatory system , the nervous system , or the pulmonary network [25, 31].
Dirichlet to Neumann Maps for Infinite Quantum Graphs
Such treatment is made possible by careful engineering of porous particle structure and dynamics to circumvent pulmonary mechanisms for removing deposited particles (Edwards 1997).
Hydrodynamic forces on steady and oscillating porous particles
Figure 1: Left: Electron micrograph of rat pulmonary artery stained for SERCA1 (gold particles inside dashed circles).
Gold particle quantification in immuno-gold labelled sections for transmission electron microscopy