hypostatic pneumonia


hypostatic pneumonia

noun

Definition of HYPOSTATIC PNEUMONIA

: pneumonia that usually results from the collection of fluid in the dorsal region of the lungs and occurs especially in those (as the bedridden or elderly) confined to a supine position for extended periods

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up hypostatic pneumonia? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More