pneumonia

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From Ancient Greek πνευμονία (pneumonía, lung disease), from πνεύμων (pneúmōn, lung).

Noun[edit]

pneumonia (usually uncountable, plural pneumonias or pneumoniæ)

  1. An acute or chronic inflammation of the lungs caused by viruses, bacteria or other microorganisms, or sometimes by physical or chemical irritants.
    • 1922, Michael Arlen, chapter 2/9/1, “Piracy”: A Romantic Chronicle of These Days[1]:
      He had always been remarkably immune from such little ailments, and had only once in his life been ill, of a vicious pneumonia long ago at school.

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pneumonia

  1. (pathology) pneumonia

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pneumonia f (plural pneumonias)

  1. (pathology) pneumonia (inflammation of the lungs)