cardiopulmonary

[ kahr-dee-oh-puhl-muh-ner-ee, -poo l- ]
/ ˌkɑr di oʊˈpʌl məˌnɛr i, -ˈpʊl- /

adjective

of, relating to, or affecting the heart and lungs: cardiopulmonary laboratory.

Nearby words

  1. cardiopericardiopexy,
  2. cardiophobia,
  3. cardioplasty,
  4. cardioplegia,
  5. cardioptosia,
  6. cardiopulmonary bypass,
  7. cardiopulmonary murmur,
  8. cardiopulmonary resuscitation,
  9. cardiopyloric,
  10. cardiorenal

Origin of cardiopulmonary

First recorded in 1880–85; cardio- + pulmonary

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British Dictionary definitions for cardiopulmonary

cardiopulmonary

/ (ˌkɑːdɪəʊˈpʌlmənərɪ, -mənrɪ, -ˈpʊl-) /

adjective

of, relating to, or affecting the heart and lungs
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Word Origin and History for cardiopulmonary

cardiopulmonary

adj.

1908, from cardio- + pulmonary.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for cardiopulmonary

cardiopulmonary

[ kär′dē-ō-pulmə-nĕr′ē, -pŭl- ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or involving both the heart and the lungs.

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Science definitions for cardiopulmonary

cardiopulmonary

[ kär′dē-ō-pulmə-nĕr′ē, -pŭl- ]

Relating to or involving the heart and the lungs.
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