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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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