What does the word pulmonary mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to the lungs. pulmonic.

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Charles James Lever
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