Cardiopulmonary

Cardiopulmonary
Having to do with both the heart and lungs.
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Relating to the heart and lungs. SYN: pneumocardial.

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car·dio·pul·mo·nary .kärd-ē-ō-'pu̇l-mə-.ner-ē, -'pəl- adj of or relating to the heart and lungs <the \cardiopulmonary system> <a \cardiopulmonary bypass that diverts blood from the entrance to the right atrium through an oxygenator directly to the aorta>

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car·dio·pul·mo·nary (kahr″de-o-poolґmə-nar-e) pertaining to the heart and lungs. Called also cardiorespiratory and pneumocardial.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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