Definition of bronchopneumonia in English:

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bronchopneumonia

Pronunciation: /ˌbräNGkōn(y)o͝oˈmōnyə/

noun

Inflammation of the lungs, arising in the bronchi or bronchioles.
Example sentences
  • Infection can slow recovery or cause diseases such as blood poisoning or bronchopneumonia a pneumonia involving inflammation of the lungs.
  • The lung showed focal bronchopneumonia, multiple thrombi, and focal hemorrhagic infarcts.
  • Enlarged and edematous lungs, consolidation, hemorrhage, bronchopneumonia, and acute bronchiolitis were also noted.

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Syllabification: bron·cho·pneu·mo·nia

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