bronchopneumonia

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

Definition of bronchopneumonia

  1. :  pneumonia involving many relatively small areas of lung tissue

Origin and Etymology of bronchopneumonia

New Latin


First Known Use: 1852


Medical Dictionary

bronchopneumonia

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

Medical Definition of bronchopneumonia

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

bronchopneumonic

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