bronchial pneumonia

noun Pathology. Unabridged


[brong-koh-noo-mohn-yuh, -moh-nee-uh, -nyoo-]
noun Pathology.
a form of pneumonia centering on bronchial passages.
Also called bronchial pneumonia.

1855–60; broncho- + pneumonia

bronchopneumonic [brong-koh-noo-mon-ik, -nyoo-] , adjective Unabridged
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bronchopneumonia (ˌbrɒŋkəʊnjuːˈməʊnɪə)
inflammation of the lungs, originating in the bronchioles

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bronchial pneumonia n.
See bronchopneumonia.

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.

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