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bronchial pneumonia

noun, Pathology

bronchopneumonia

[brong-koh-noo-mohn-yuh, -moh-nee-uh, -nyoo-] /ˌbrɒŋ koʊ nʊˈmoʊn yə, -ˈmoʊ ni ə, -nyʊ-/
noun, Pathology
1.
a form of pneumonia centering on bronchial passages.
Also called bronchial pneumonia.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; broncho- + pneumonia
Related forms
bronchopneumonic
[brong-koh-noo-mon-ik, -nyoo-] /ˌbrɒŋ koʊ nʊˈmɒn ɪk, -nyʊ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for bronchial-pneumonia

bronchopneumonia

/ˌbrɒŋkəʊnjuːˈməʊnɪə/
noun
1.
inflammation of the lungs, originating in the bronchioles
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bronchial-pneumonia in Medicine

bronchial pneumonia n.
See bronchopneumonia.

bronchopneumonia bron·cho·pneu·mon·ia (brŏng'kō-nu-mōn'yə, -nyu-)
n.
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.

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