Meaning of PNEUMONIA in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ nu̇-ˈmō-nyə, nyu̇- ]


Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, from pneumōn lung, alteration of pleumōn — more at pulmonary

Date: 1603

: a disease of the lungs characterized especially by inflammation and consolidation of lung tissue followed by resolution and by fever, chills, cough, and difficulty in breathing and that is caused especially by infection

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