bronchial pneumonia


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bron•cho•pneu•mo•nia

(ˌbrɒŋ koʊ nʊˈmoʊn yə, -ˈmoʊ ni ə, -nyʊ-)

n.
a form of pneumonia centering on bronchial passages.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bronchial pneumonia - pneumonia characterized by acute inflammation of the walls of the bronchioles
pneumonia - respiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants
aspiration pneumonia - inflammation of the lungs caused by inhaling or choking on vomitus; may occur during unconsciousness (anesthesia or drunkenness or seizure or cardiac arrest)
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