Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to the lungs. pulmonic.

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Usage examples "pulmonary":

  1. In America the root is employed successfully for checking the night sweats of pulmonary consumption, a fluid extract thereof being made for this object, the dose of which is from fifteen to sixty drops in water. - "Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure", William Thomas Fernie.
  2. I do assure you, dear, patting her aunt's cheek, as if she herself had been merely a playful child, I never was better; and if I have been pulmonary, I am entirely cured, and am now ready to return home. - "Jack Tier or The Florida Reef", James Fenimore Cooper.
  3. It was with intention I first discussed and dismissed a matter of business; I then proceeded to a question of sentiment, premising that I held myself bound to satisfy you regarding my property, and my pulmonary condition. - "The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly", Charles James Lever.