pulmonology

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pulmonology

(po͝ol′mə-nŏl′ə-jē, pŭl′-)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with diseases of the respiratory system.

pul′mo·nol′o·gist n.

pulmonology

[poo͡l′mōnol′ə·jē]
Etymology: L, pulmo, lung
the science concerned with the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the lungs.

pulmonology

The study of the lungs and respiratory function
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