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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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Exclusion criteria were suspected or confirmed community-acquired or nosocomial pneumonia on admission, patient age <18 years, and patients who were managed on non-invasive ventilation.
Clinigen Group plc (AIM: CLIN) today announced that the new first-in-class bactericidal, once-daily, injectable lipoglycopeptide antibiotic VIBATIV (telavancin), is now available to prescribe in Europe for the treatment of adults with nosocomial pneumonia (also known as hospital acquired pneumonia - HAP), including ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP), known or suspected to be caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus(MRSA) when other alternatives are not suitable.
aeruginosa is also reported to be responsible for 16% of nosocomial pneumonia cases, 12% of hospital-acquired urinary tract infections, 8% of surgical wound infections, and 10% of bloodstream infections (Gordon et al.
CLRT, when used appropriately, reduces the incidence of atelectasis, nosocomial pneumonia, time on the mechanical ventilator and length of stay in an ICU.
In this probably first pilot study regarding the influence of physical activity on fever and non-fungal, nosocomial pneumonia risks in hematological cancer patients during aplasia, we observed no significant differences between the intervention and the control group.
aeruginosa was the second most common cause of nosocomial pneumonia among ICU patients, the fourth most common cause of urinary tract infections (UTIs), and the sixth most common cause of blood stream infections (BSIs).
The chapters contributed by Indian experts in the field clearly present the local experience- this is particularly well presented in the chapters on cystic fibrosis and nosocomial pneumonia.
The company announced that the FDA sent it a letter indicating that its response to the agency's questions about telavancin for the treatment of nosocomial pneumonia (NP) is incomplete and that the review clock will not start until the FDA receives a "complete response.
6) A systematic review of associations between periodontal disease and risk for nosocomial pneumonia and COPD indicated the samples in all related studies have included only high-risk individuals in hospitals or long-term care facilities.
Nosocomial pneumonia in ventilated patients: A cohort study evaluating attributable mortality and hospital stay.