adjective Date: circa 1881 of or relating to the heart and lungs

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cardiopulmonary — cardiorespiratory cardiorespiratoryadj. Of or pertaining to or affecting both the heart and the lungs and their functions; as, cardiopulmonary resuscitation. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cardiopulmonary — [kär΄dē ō pool′ mə ner΄ē, kär΄dē ōpul′mə ner΄ē] adj. of or involving the heart and lungs as they function interdependently [cardiopulmonary resuscitation] …   English World dictionary

  • cardiopulmonary — 1908, from CARDIO (Cf. cardio ) + PULMONARY (Cf. pulmonary) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Cardiopulmonary — Having to do with both the heart and lungs. * * * Relating to the heart and lungs. SYN: pneumocardial. * * * 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… …   Medical dictionary

  • cardiopulmonary — /kahr dee oh pul meuh ner ee, pool /, adj. of, pertaining to, or affecting the heart and lungs: cardiopulmonary laboratory. [1880 85; CARDIO + PULMONARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • cardiopulmonary — adjective Of or pertaining to both the heart and the lungs. A DNR decision determines whether or not patients receive cardiopulmonary resuscitation …   Wiktionary

  • cardiopulmonary — adj. Cardiopulmonary is used with these nouns: ↑resuscitation …   Collocations dictionary

  • cardiopulmonary — adjective of or pertaining to or affecting both the heart and the lungs and their functions cardiopulmonary resuscitation • Syn: ↑cardiorespiratory • Pertains to noun: ↑heart (for: ↑cardiorespiratory), ↑respiration …   Useful english dictionary

  • cardiopulmonary — adj. of or pertaining to the heart and lungs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cardiopulmonary — adjective Medicine relating to the heart and the lungs …   English new terms dictionary

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