[puhl-mon-ik, poo l-]

Origin of pulmonic

From the French word pulmonique, dating back to 1655–65. See pulmonary, -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for pulmonic


  1. of or relating to the lungs; pulmonary
  1. rare
    1. a person with lung disease
    2. a drug or remedy for lung disease

Word Origin for pulmonic

C17: from French pulmonique, from Latin pulmō a lung; see pulmonary
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pulmonic in Medicine


[pul-mŏnĭk, pŭl-]
  1. Of or relating to the lungs; pulmonary.
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