from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to the lungs; pulmonary.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or produced by the lungs; pulmonary.
  • adj. Produced by pushing air from or into the lungs, as opposed to velaric and glottalic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Relating to, or affecting the lungs; pulmonary.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the lungs.
  • n. A medicine for diseases of the lungs.
  • n. One who is affected with a disease of the lungs.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to or affecting the lungs


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  • An ultrasound scan revealed more intracardiac defects such as pulmonic stenosis, ventricular septal defects, overriding aorta and ventricular hypertrophy, a condition known as Tetralogy of Fallot.

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  • This condition is also known as pulmonic or pulmonary insufficiency.

    Pulmonary Regurgitation

  • The heart valves are called tricuspid, pulmonic, mitral, and aortic.

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  • The pulmonic, or pulmonary, valve sits on the way out of the heart between the right ventricle and the main pulmonary artery to prevent blood from leaking back in between beats.

    Pulmonary Regurgitation

  • At the time of her evaluation for twin-twin transfusion with us, the recipient twin was found to have severe biventricular cardiac dysfunction, with moderate to severe leakage (regurgitation) across both mitral and tricuspid valves, severe pulmonic insufficiency with no forward flow across the pulmonary valve and reverse flow seen within the pulmonary artery.

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  • Subpulmonic and supravalvar pulmonic stenosis do not get better with balloon dilation, and will require surgery if the amount of obstruction is moderate or severe.

    Pulmonary Stenosis

  • A blockage on the way of the blood to the lungs (pulmonic stenosis).

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  • Also, the stenosis can occur above the valve, in the pulmonary artery itself; this is called supravalvar pulmonic stenosis.

    Pulmonary Stenosis

  • This condition is also called pulmonic stenosis or pulmonary valve stenosis.

    Pulmonary Stenosis

  • This is calledpulmonary regurgitationor pulmonic insufficiency.

    Pulmonary Stenosis


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