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

Examples of bronchopneumonia in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Acute bronchopneumonia and obesity were listed as other significant causes. Jen Juneau, PEOPLE.com, 4 Mar. 2022 Acute bronchopneumonia and obesity were listed as other significant causes. Jen Juneau, PEOPLE.com, 4 Mar. 2022 Acute bronchopneumonia and obesity were listed as other significant causes. Jen Juneau, PEOPLE.com, 4 Mar. 2022 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 4 July 2018 See More

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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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5 Apr 2022

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“Bronchopneumonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bronchopneumonia. Accessed 29 May. 2022.

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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 bronchopneumonia (audio) \ adjective

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