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bron•cho•pneu•mo•nia(ˌbrɒŋ koʊ nʊˈmoʊn yə, -ˈmoʊ ni ə, -nyʊ-)
a form of pneumonia centering on bronchial passages.
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|Noun||1.||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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