pneumonic


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

pneu·mon·ic

 (no͝o-mŏn′ĭk, nyo͝o-)
adj.
1. Of, affecting, or relating to the lungs; pulmonary.
2. Relating to, affected by, or similar to pneumonia.

[New Latin pneumonicus, from Greek pneumonikos, of the lungs, from pneumōn, lung; see pleu- in Indo-European roots.]

pneumonic

(njuːˈmɒnɪk)
adj
1. (Anatomy) of, relating to, or affecting the lungs; pulmonary
2. (Pathology) of or relating to pneumonia
[C17: from New Latin pneumonicus, from Greek, from pneumon lung]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pneumonic - pertaining to or characterized by or affected by pneumonia; "pneumonic plague"
2.pneumonic - relating to or affecting the lungs; "pulmonary disease"
Translations
pulmonal

pneu·mon·ic

a. neumónico-a, rel. a los pulmones o a la neumonía.
References in periodicals archive ?
Outbreaks of primary pneumonic plague and bubonic plague together with an associated epizootic among rats were documented.
Pathology of experimental pneumonic plague produced by fraction 1-positive and fraction 1-negative Yersinia pestis in African green monkeys (Cercopithecus aethiops).
Pneumonic plague, also known as pulmonary plague, attacks respiratory systems and is considered the most "virulent form of plague" by WHO.
The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office travel advice warns potential visitors about the outbreak of pneumonic and bubonic plague in Madagascar.
Dubai: The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention has warned residents against travelling to the Republic of Madagascar after the reported outbreak of pneumonic plague in the African country.
He uses the pneumonic SPIKES as an approach to communicating bad news and uses an example of a woman telling her husband about her job loss as an example.
Samples collected according to [14], three hundred pneumonic sheep lungs samples which showed congestion, emphysematous lesion and hepatization were collected from sheep in slaughter houses in Al Diwaniyah governorate of Iraq.
9] This study also noted some combinations of both pneumonic changes and hyperinflation.
The infected patients ranged in age from 10 months to 89 years, and most commonly presented with the pneumonic form of respiratory disease, skin lesions with lymphadenopathy, and a general febrile illness without localizing signs.
pestis was initially passed from person to person--say, when an infected individual coughed on a healthy person--and most likely caused lung infections known as pneumonic plague or blood infections called septicemic plague, the researchers report in the Oct.
There are three types of plague: bubonic, septicemic and pneumonic.