[noo-muh-nahy-tis, nyoo-]
noun Pathology.
inflammation of the lung caused by a virus or exposure to irritating substances.

1815–25; < Neo-Latin; see pneumon-, -itis Unabridged
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pneumonitis (ˌnjuːmɒnˈaɪtɪs)
inflammation of the lungs

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pneumonitis pneu·mo·ni·tis (nōō'mə-nī'tĭs, nyōō'-)
Inflammation of lung tissue. Also called pulmonitis.

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