bronchopneumonia

noun bron·cho·pneu·mo·nia \ ˌbräŋ-(ˌ)kō-n(y)u̇-ˈmō-nyə , -n(y)ü \
Updated on: 6 Apr 2018

Definition of bronchopneumonia

: pneumonia involving many relatively small areas of lung tissue

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Origin and Etymology of bronchopneumonia

New Latin


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bronchopneumonia

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

medical Definition of bronchopneumonia

: pneumonia involving many relatively small areas of lung tissue called also bronchial pneumonia, lobular pneumonia

bronchopneumonic

play \-ˈmän-ik\ adjective

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