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lobar pneumonia

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noun Pathology.
  1. pneumonia(def 2).

Origin of lobar pneumonia

First recorded in 1855–60
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lobar pneumonia in Medicine

lobar pneumonia

  1. Pneumonia affecting one or more lobes of the lung, commonly due to infection by Streptococcus pneumoniae.
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