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 (po͝ol′mə-nŏl′ə-jē, pŭl′-)
The branch of medicine that deals with diseases of the respiratory system.

[Latin pulmō, pulmōn-, lung; see pulmonary + -logy.]

pul′mo·nol′o·gist n.


Specialist in conditions and diseases affecting the lungs.


n neumólogo -ga mf, médico -ca mf especializado en los pulmones y sus enfermedades, especialista mf de los pulmones
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My pulmonologist spoke with the ER resident, who then informed me, with a mix of relief and embarrassment, that he had been instructed to stop all the medicines he prescribed and to have me confined immediately, complete with an oxygen mask, dextrose, intravenous medicines, and a new set of capsules.
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Health minister under resignation Philippos Patsalis on Tuesday denied reports claiming he had personally interceded to do a favour to an acquaintance of his, a pulmonologist.