pneumonitis


pneu·mo·ni·tis

noun \ˌnü-mə-ˈnī-təs, ˌnyü-\

Definition of PNEUMONITIS

:  inflammation of the lungs

Origin of PNEUMONITIS

New Latin, from Greek pneumōn
First Known Use: circa 1834

pneu·mo·ni·tis

noun \ˌn(y)ü-mə-ˈnīt-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural pneu·mo·nit·i·des \-ˈnit-ə-ˌdēz\

Medical Definition of PNEUMONITIS

1
: a disease characterized by inflammation of the lungs; especially : pneumonia

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