Etymology: From Latin pulmonarius (of the lungs) < pulmonem (accusative of pulmo, lung) < Proto-Indo-European
- Pertaining to, having, or affecting the lungs.
- pleu- (to flow, to float, to swim). Cognate with Greek , French poumon, Lithuanian plauciai (lungs), Polish pÅuco, and Russian ÑÑ (to swim).
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