pulmonary embolism n.
The obstruction of pulmonary arteries, usually by detached fragments of a clot from a leg or pelvic vein.
- Pulmonary emphysema
pulmonary emphysema n. See emphysema.
- Pulmonary hypertension
pulmonary hypertension n. Hypertension in the pulmonary circulation; it may be primary or secondary to pulmonary or cardiac disease.
- Pulmonary hamartoma
pulmonary hamartoma n. A hamartoma of the lung, producing a coin lesion that is composed primarily of cartilage and bronchial epithelium. Also called adenochondroma.
- Pulmonary insufficiency
pulmonary insufficiency n. Valvular insufficiency involving the pulmonary valve.