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pneu·mo·nia

 (no͝o-mōn′yə, nyo͝o-)
n.
An acute or chronic disease marked by inflammation of the lungs, usually caused by a bacterium, virus, or other infectious agent.

[New Latin, from Greek pneumoniā, lung disease, alteration (influenced by pneuma, breath) of pleumoniā, from pleumōn, lung; see pleu- in Indo-European roots.]

pneumonia

(njuːˈməʊnɪə)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of one or both lungs, in which the air sacs (alveoli) become filled with liquid, which renders them useless for breathing. It is usually caused by bacterial (esp pneumococcal) or viral infection
[C17: New Latin from Greek from pneumōn lung]

pneu•mo•nia

(nʊˈmoʊn yə, -ˈmoʊ ni ə, nyʊ-)

n.
1. inflammation of the lungs with congestion.
2. an acute infection of the lungs caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae.
[1595–1605; < New Latin < Greek pneumonía]

pneu·mo·nia

(no͝o-mōn′yə)
Any of several infections resulting in inflammation of the lungs, caused by bacteria or viruses.

pneumonia

Inflammation of the lungs most often due to viral or bacterial infection. It may be accompanied by pleurisy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pneumonia - respiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritantspneumonia - respiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants
respiratory disease, respiratory disorder, respiratory illness - a disease affecting the respiratory system
bronchial pneumonia, bronchopneumonia - pneumonia characterized by acute inflammation of the walls of the bronchioles
lobar pneumonia - pneumonia affecting one or more lobes of the lung; commonly due to streptococcal infection
pneumococcal pneumonia - pneumonia caused by bacteria of the genus pneumococcus
interstitial plasma cell pneumonia, pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, pneumocystis pneumonia, pneumocytosis - pneumonia occurring in infants or in persons with impaired immune systems (as AIDS victims)
pleuropneumonia - pleurisy and pneumonia
viral pneumonia - pneumonia caused by a virus
Translations
إلْتِهاب رِئَويذَاتِ الرِّئَة
zápal plicpneumonie
lungebetændelse
keuhkokuumepneumonia
upala pluća
tüdõgyulladás
lungnabólga
肺炎
폐렴
plaučių uždegimas
plaušu karsonis
zápal pľúc
pljučnica
lunginflammation
โรคปอดบวม
bệnh viêm phổi

pneumonia

[njuːˈməʊnɪə] Npulmonía f, neumonía f

pneumonia

[njuːˈməʊniə] npneumonie f

pneumonia

pneumonia

[njuːˈməʊnɪə] npolmonite f

pneumonia

(njuˈməuniə) noun
an illness in which the lungs become inflamed.

pneumonia

ذَاتِ الرِّئَة zápal plic lungebetændelse Lungenentzündung πνευμονία neumonía keuhkokuume pneumonie upala pluća polmonite 肺炎 폐렴 longontsteking lungebetennelse zapalenie płuc pneumonia воспаление легких lunginflammation โรคปอดบวม zatürre bệnh viêm phổi 肺炎

pneu·mo·ni·a

n. pulmonía, neumonía, enfermedad infecciosa causada por bacterias o virus presentes en el tracto respiratorio superior;
double ______ doble;
___ lobar___ lobar;
staphylococcal ______ estafilocócica.

pneumonia

n neumonía, pulmonía (fam); aspiration — neumonía por aspiración; community-acquired — neumonía adquirida en la comunidad; cryptogenic organizing — neumonía organizada criptogénica
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Esta neumonia quistica parasitaria fue descrita en 1910 por el medico y bacteriologo italiano Antonio Carini en el pulmon de ratas con tripanosomiasis, y en 1912 los investigadores Pierre y Eugenie Delanoe, del Instituto Pasteur, aislaron el agente causal y sugirieron nombrarlo Pneumocystis carinii en honor a este ilustre investigador.
Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in AIDS: retrospective analysis of 80 documented cases (1985-1993).
Analysis of underlying diseases and prognosis factors associated with Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in immunocompromised HIV-negative patients.
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Oropharyngeal samples for detection of Pneumocystis carinii by DNA amplification.