1. pulmonary congestion congestion in the lungs
  2. pulmonary circulation circulation of blood between the heart and the lungs
  3. pulmonary plexis one of two autonomic nerve plexuses in each lung
  4. preliminary examination an examination taken by graduate students to determine their fitness to continue
  5. pulmonary vein any of four veins that carry arterial blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart
  6. line organization the organizational structure of activities contributing directly to the organization's output
  7. line organisation the organizational structure of activities contributing directly to the organization's output
  8. pulmonary stenosis abnormal narrowing of the opening into the pulmonary artery from the right ventricle
  9. calling into question a challenge to defend what someone has said
  10. pulmonary reserve the additional volume of air that the lungs can inhale and exhale when breathing to the limit of capacity in times of stress
  11. pulmonary embolism blockage of the pulmonary artery by foreign matter or by a blood clot
  12. leading question a question phrased in such a way as to suggest the desired answer; a lawyer may ask leading questions on cross-examination
  13. congestion excessive crowding
  14. pulmonary emphysema an abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function; associated with smoking or chronic bronchitis or old age
  15. pulmonary trunk the artery that carries venous blood from the right ventricle of the heart and divides into the right and left pulmonary arteries
  16. pulmonary anthrax a form of anthrax infection acquired by inhalation of dust containing Bacillus anthracis; initial symptoms (chill and cough and dyspnea and rapid pulse) are followed by extreme cardiovascular collapse
  17. polymerization a chemical process that combines several monomers to form a polymer or polymeric compound
  18. polymerisation a chemical process that combines several monomers to form a polymer or polymeric compound
  19. interconnection a state of being connected reciprocally
  20. posthypnotic suggestion a suggestion that is made to a person who is hypnotized that specifies an action he will perform (usually in response to a cue) after he has awakened