bronchial pneumonia

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

a form of pneumonia centering on bronchial passages.
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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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Yesterday, an inquest in Hebburn heard that the medical cause of death was bronchial pneumonia due to dementia.
Her cause of death was described as bronchial pneumonia after a food blockage caused oxygen starvation.
Recording a verdict of accidental death, North West Wales coroner Dewi Pritchard Jones said Mr Jones had suffered an "horrific brain injury" and died nearly two months later on October 30 at Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor of bronchial pneumonia, due to his immobility caused by the road accident.
TOP of the Pops' fondlyremembered founder of dance troupe Pan's People has died of bronchial pneumonia, aged 65.
THE driving force behind Top Of The Pops dancers Pan's People has died of bronchial pneumonia at the age of 65.
Her death was caused by bronchial pneumonia due to congestive heart failure.
The teenager, from Bronygarth near Oswestry, Shropshire, died in hospital on July 31 after the rare bacteria which caused her tonsil infection travelled through her body, leading to her developing bronchial pneumonia.
Jennifer Futo, a 20-year-old support worker from North Ormesby, said: "I was ill with bronchial pneumonia while in Spain.
One month later, on July 30, 2004, Mrs Parkes died of bronchial pneumonia.
They included the remains of a teenager who died of an overdose, a 52- year-old autistic man who had bronchial pneumonia, a 47-year-old alcoholic and a 43-year-old drug user who had pneumonia.
Liverpool coroner Andre Rebello gave the cause of death as bronchial pneumonia due to paracetamol toxicity.