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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.


(Medicine) the branch of medical science concerned with the lungs and respiratory system and their diseases
ˌpulmonˈologist n


n neumología, rama de la medicina que se ocupa de los pulmones y sus enfermedades
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It also highlighted anxieties about agency nurses running wards on their own in some areas, including orthopaedics and chest medicine, creating a potential risk to patients.
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Moreover, the Indians have an immune system ill-equipped to handle the bug, says Stead, author of a study on the origin and global spread of tuberculosis that appeared in the March 1997 Clinics in Chest Medicine.
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The run is going to be a massive challenge," said Kirsten, who works in chest medicine at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary.
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Dr Bowen was training as a GP and her training involved working in a wide range of hospital departments, which over the last five years have included general medicine, cardiology, chest medicine, intensive care, anaesthetics, neurology, nephrology and accident and emergency.
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