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bronchial pneumonia n.
bronchopneumonia bron·cho·pneu·mon·ia (brŏng'kō-nu-mōn'yə, -nyu-)
Acute inflammation of the walls of the smaller bronchial tubes, with irregular areas of consolidation due to spread of the inflammation into the peribronchiolar alveoli and the alveolar ducts of the lungs. Also called bronchial pneumonia.