Definition of double pneumonia in English:

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double pneumonia

Pronunciation: /ˈdəbəl n(y)o͞oˈmōnēə/ /n(y)o͞oˈmōnyə/

noun

Pneumonia affecting both lungs.
Example sentences
  • She suffered polio, double pneumonia and scarlet fever, which rendered her left leg useless.
  • Just as I was recovering from these, I got tuberculosis, double pneumonia and phthisis.
  • She's had double pneumonia, a collapsed lung and nerve damage.
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