bronchopneumonia

noun
bron·​cho·​pneu·​mo·​nia | \ ˌbräŋ-(ˌ)kō-n(y)u̇-ˈmō-nyə How to pronounce bronchopneumonia (audio) , -n(y)ü \

Definition of bronchopneumonia

: pneumonia involving many relatively small areas of lung tissue

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Examples of bronchopneumonia in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her autopsy report listed the cause of death as Influenza A 2009 H1N1 respiratory infection complicated by bronchopneumonia, sepsis and an immune system disorder called hemophagocytosis. Robert Moore, ProPublica, "Inside the Cell Where a Sick 16-Year-Old Boy Died in Border Patrol Care," 8 Dec. 2019 An autopsy report said the child died from acute bronchopneumonia due to starvation and weighed 25 pounds at the time of his death, according to WRAL. Minyvonne Burke, NBC News, "North Carolina woman arrested after grandchild with cerebral palsy starves to death," 5 Nov. 2019 Court documents list the boy’s ultimate cause of death as viral and bacterial bronchopneumonia with bone marrow suppression and anoxic brain injury. Bradford Betz, Fox News, "Man gets 10 years for killing girlfriend's 2-year-old son," 1 Aug. 2018 According to the report, mis-certifying deaths due to bronchopneumonia was linked to opioid usage without appropriate clinical indication. Rupert Darwall, WSJ, "Reform the NHS Before It Kills Again," 4 July 2018 Richards’s death certificate records the cause, four days later, as bronchopneumonia, even though this was not the underlying cause of death. Rupert Darwall, WSJ, "Reform the NHS Before It Kills Again," 4 July 2018 Acute bronchopneumonia and obesity were listed as other significant causes. Karen Mizoguchi, PEOPLE.com, "Beanie Feldstein Makes 'Special' Cameo in Maroon 5 Music Video 5 Months After Her Brother, the Band's Manager, Dies," 31 May 2018 An autopsy report showed acute bronchitis, early bronchopneumonia, abscesses on her feet and ulcers on her skin. The Republic | azcentral.com, "Quacy Smith: 'I'll never forget standing at the head of that precious child's casket'," 31 Mar. 2018 Also listed as contributing factors were obesity and acute bronchopneumonia. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, "Maroon 5 Manager Jordan Feldstein's Cause of Death Revealed," 19 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of bronchopneumonia

1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bronchopneumonia

New Latin

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13 Dec 2019

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“Bronchopneumonia.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bronchopneumonia. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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bronchopneumonia

noun
bron·​cho·​pneu·​mo·​nia | \ ˌbräŋ-(ˌ)kō-n(y)u̇-ˈmō-nyə How to pronounce bronchopneumonia (audio) \

Medical Definition of bronchopneumonia

: pneumonia involving many relatively small areas of lung tissue

called also bronchial pneumonia, lobular pneumonia

Other Words from bronchopneumonia

bronchopneumonic \ -​ˈmän-​ik How to pronounce bronchopneumonic (audio) \ adjective

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