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lobar pneumonia

noun, Pathology
1.
pneumonia (def 2).
Origin of lobar pneumonia
1855-1860
1855-60
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  • In Bellevue Hospital in 1904 there were 1,001 patients with lobar pneumonia.

    Habits that Handicap Charles B. Towns
  • Then about nine months after admission, while in the condition just described, she developed a lobar pneumonia.

    Benign Stupors August Hoch
lobar pneumonia in Medicine

lobar pneumonia n.
Pneumonia affecting one or more lobes of the lung, commonly due to infection by Streptococcus pneumoniae.

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