pneumonic

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adjective pneu·mon·ic \nu̇-ˈmä-nik, nyu̇-\

Definition of pneumonic

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or affecting the lungs pneumonic plague :  pulmonic, pulmonary

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or affected with pneumonia

Origin and Etymology of pneumonic

New Latin pneumonicus, from Greek pneumonikos, from pneumōn


First Known Use: 1668


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pneumonic

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adjective pneu·mon·ic \n(y)u̇-ˈmän-ik\

Medical Definition of pneumonic

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or affecting the lungs :  pulmonary

  2. 2:  of, relating to, or affected with pneumonia

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