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bronchopneumonia

noun bron·cho·pneu·mo·nia \ˌbräŋ-(ˌ)kō-n(y)-ˈmō-nyə, -n(y)ü\

Definition of BRONCHOPNEUMONIA

:  pneumonia involving many relatively small areas of lung tissue

Origin of BRONCHOPNEUMONIA

New Latin
First Known Use: 1858
Medical Dictionary

bronchopneumonia

noun bron·cho·pneu·mo·nia \ˌbräŋ-(ˌ)kō-n(y)-ˈmō-nyə\

Medical Definition of BRONCHOPNEUMONIA

:  pneumonia involving many relatively small areas of lung tissue—called also bronchial pneumonia, lobular pneumonia
bron·cho·pneu·mon·ic \-ˈmän-ik\ adjective

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