noun inflammation of the lungs, arising in the bronchi or bronchioles.

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  • bronchopneumonia — [bräŋ΄kō no͞o mō′nyə, bräng΄kōnyo͞omō′nyə] n. inflammation of the bronchi accompanied by inflamed patches in the nearby lobules of the lungs …   English World dictionary

  • Bronchopneumonia — Infobox Disease Name = Bronchopneumonia Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|J|18|0|j|09 ICD9 = ICD9|485 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D001996 Bronchopneumonia (also known as lobular pneumonia) is a type of …   Wikipedia

  • bronchopneumonia — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1858 pneumonia involving many relatively small areas of lung tissue …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bronchopneumonia — bronchopneumonic /brong koh noo mon ik, nyoo /, adj. /brong koh noo mohn yeuh, moh nee euh, nyoo /, n. Pathol. a form of pneumonia centering on bronchial passages. Also called bronchial pneumonia. [1855 60; BRONCHO + PNEUMONIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • bronchopneumonia — noun A bacterial infection of the lungs, characteristically showing numerous small foci of infection …   Wiktionary

  • bronchopneumonia — Acute inflammation of the walls of the smaller bronchial tubes, with varying amounts of pulmonary consolidation due to spread of the inflammation into peribronchiolar alveoli and the alveolar ducts; may become confluent or may be hemorrhagic …   Medical dictionary

  • bronchopneumonia — n. inflammation of the lungs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bronchopneumonia — bron·cho·pneumonia …   English syllables

  • bronchopneumonia — n.; see pneumonia …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • bronchopneumonia — bron•cho•pneu•mo•nia [[t]ˌbrɒŋ koʊ nʊˈmoʊn yə, ˈmoʊ ni ə, nyʊ [/t]] n. pat a form of pneumonia centering on bronchial passages • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

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