HyperDic: pneumonia

English > 1 sense of the word pneumonia:
NOUNstatepneumoniarespiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants
pneumonia > pronunciation
Soundsnahmow'nyah; nuwmow'nyah
RhymesAbkhazia ... Virginia: 48 rhymes with yah...
English > pneumonia: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaningrespiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants.
Narrowerbronchopneumonia, bronchial pneumoniapneumonia characterized by acute inflammation of the walls of the bronchioles
lobar pneumoniapneumonia affecting one or more lobes of the lung
pleuropneumoniapleurisy and pneumonia
pneumococcal pneumoniapneumonia caused by bacteria of the genus pneumococcus
pneumocytosis, pneumocystis pneumonia, pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, interstitial plasma cell pneumoniapneumonia occurring in infants or in persons with impaired immune systems (as AIDS victims)
viral pneumoniapneumonia caused by a virus
Broaderrespiratory disease, respiratory illness, respiratory disorderA disease affecting the respiratory system
Spanishneumonía, neumonitis, pulmonía
Catalanpneumònia, pulmonia
Adjectivespneumonicpertaining to or characterized by or affected by pneumonia

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