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pneumonia Saltos de línea: pneu|mo¦nia
Pronunciación: /njuːˈməʊnɪə/

Definición de pneumonia en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
Lung inflammation caused by bacterial or viral infection, in which the air sacs fill with pus and may become solid. Inflammation may affect both lungs ( double pneumonia) or only one ( single pneumonia).
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The commonest infection is a type of pneumonia, a serious lung infection.
  • There are immunisations for several of the infections that can cause pneumonia.
  • The most common type of pneumonia is bronchopneumonia, which affects the bronchioles.

Origen

Early 17th century: via Latin from Greek, from pneumōn 'lung'.

Derivados

pneumonic

1
Pronunciación: /njuːˈmɒnɪk/
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • No vaccine currently is available for pneumonic or bubonic plague.
  • In summary, SARS is a highly contagious and predominantly pneumonic illness.
  • Daily radiographic assessment is essential for monitoring of this potentially rapidly progressive pneumonic illness.

Palabras que riman con pneumonia

Amazonia, ammonia, Antonia, Babylonia, begonia, bonier, Catalonia, catatonia, Cephalonia, Estonia, Ionia, Laconia, Livonia, Macedonia, mahonia, Patagonia, pogonia, Rondônia, sinfonia, Snowdonia, valonia, zirconia

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