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Definition of "cardiopulmonary" [cardiopulmonary]

  • Of, relating to, or involving both the heart and the lungs. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cardiopulmonary" in a sentence
  • "CPR Defination The term cardiopulmonary resuscitation means: the revival or return to function of the heart and lungs."
  • "That's the message of a study that finds that survival after cardiac arrest is directly related to the amount of time spent doing chest compressions during efforts at what is formally called cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)."
  • "KELLY: Well, during the procedure, in order for the surgeon to be able to operate on the patient, the patient is put on a heart-lung machine and the heart is stopped, as you heard earlier in the show, that is called cardiopulmonary bypass."