Definition of bronchopneumonia in English:

bronchopneumonia

Line breaks: bron¦cho|pneu¦mo¦nia
Pronunciation: /ˌbrɒŋkə(ʊ)njuːˈməʊnɪə
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • Inflammation of the lungs, arising in the bronchi or bronchioles.
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    • 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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