Meaning of pulmonary in English:


Pronunciation /ˈpʌlmən(ə)ri/

Translate pulmonary into Spanish


  • Relating to the lungs.

    ‘pulmonary blood flow’
    • ‘A blockage in the lungs is called pulmonary embolism and can cause of sudden, unexpected death.’
    • ‘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.’


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