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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.
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Specialist in conditions and diseases affecting the lungs.
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n neumólogo -ga mf, médico -ca mf especializado en los pulmones y sus enfermedades, especialista mf de los pulmones
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Wright, a pulmonologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.
Though earlier laboratory studies by others had shown that lung leakiness could occur at relatively low concentrations of ozone, "it's always important to see that the same thing happens in the real world," notes pulmonologist William S.
Wechsler, a pulmonologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.
Noone, a pulmonologist at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, examined two sisters who were identical twins, as confirmed by DNA tests.
Siddique, a pulmonologist at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick NJ.
McFadden Jr., a pulmonologist at the University Hospitals of Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
This can create pressure inside the chest and on the heart, impeding blood outflow, says pulmonologist Strohl.
Healthy children should experience no FEV1 change from year to year, notes pediatric pulmonologist Michael W.
"It's a very important paper in helping us sort out how we can identify [these groups]," says pulmonologist A.
"According to latest reports three out of every 30 Pakistanis suffer from the disease," said the senior pulmonologist mentioning that indoor pollution is an equal threat for the children and people with compromised immunity.