lobar-pneumonia

lobar pneumonia

noun Pathology.
pneumonia ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1855–60

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

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