pulmonic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Medieval Latin pulmōnicus, from pulmō (lung).

Adjective[edit]

pulmonic (not comparable)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or produced by the lungs; pulmonary.
  2. (phonetics, phonology) Of a speech sound: produced by pushing air from or into the lungs.
    Coordinate terms: velaric, glottalic

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

pulmonic (plural pulmonics)

  1. (obsolete) A medicine for treating a lung disease.
  2. (obsolete) A person affected by a lung disease.