pulmocutaneous love

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the lungs and the skin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the lungs and the akin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the lungs and skin: said of the hindmost one of three passages into which each of the two aortic trunks of the adult frog is divided, which ends in pulmonary and cutaneous arteries.

Etymologies

Latin pulmo a lung + English cutaneous. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Balfour would appear to have been of opinion that it gave rise to the cutaneous artery, and that the third and fourth vessels coalesced to form the pulmocutaneous, the fourth arch moving forward so as to arise from the base of the third; and most elementary works follow him.

    Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata

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