bronchopneumonia


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bron·cho·pneu·mon·ia

 (brŏng′kō-no͝o-mōn′yə, -nyo͝o-)
n.
A pneumonia involving inflammation of the lungs that spreads from and after infection of the bronchi.

bronchopneumonia

(ˌbrɒŋkəʊnjuːˈməʊnɪə)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the lungs, originating in the bronchioles

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.bronchopneumonia - 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)
Translations

bronchopneumonia

[ˌbrɒŋkəʊnjuːˈməʊnɪə] Nbronconeumonía f

bron·cho·pneu·mo·ni·a

n. bronconeumonía, infl. aguda de los bronquiolos y de los lóbulos pulmonares que afecta gen. ambos pulmones.
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