But his subject turned on him—a six-mile trek through a blizzard lead to pneumonia, costing Bentley his life on December 23, 1931.
In Russia he had contracted a nasty case of pneumonia, similar to the one that killed his first wife.
Back in my home in Perryville, Missouri, I attended a lady who was dying of pneumonia.
Influenza and pneumonia deaths per 100,000 people (30 percent): Based on 2010-2011 flu season data from the CDC.
Unfortunately, but perhaps not surprisingly, he died of pneumonia a month later.
Consumption and pneumonia appeared, and assumed frightful aspects.
Why, she might even get pneumonia, I thought; she might even have it now.
I am going to get pneumonia out of this wetting; but, most likely, I'll be killed anyway in this hill attack, so I should worry!
The trouble told on her, she caught a chill, which developed into pneumonia.
And with a wasted constitution who can battle against fever, pneumonia, and other things?
c.1600, from Modern Latin, from Greek pneumonia "inflammation of the lungs," from pneumon "lung," altered (perhaps by influence of pnein "to breathe") from pleumon "lung," literally "floater," probably cognate with Latin pulmo (see pulmonary), from PIE *pleu- "to flow, to swim" (see pluvial). Alteration in Greek perhaps by influence of pnein "to breathe."
pneumonia pneu·mo·nia (nu-mōn'yə, nyu-)
An acute or chronic disease marked by inflammation of the lungs and caused by viruses, bacteria, or other microorganisms and sometimes by physical and chemical irritants.
An acute or chronic disease marked by inflammation of the lungs, especially an infectious disease caused by viruses, bacteria, or other pathogens, such as mycoplasmas. Individuals with pneumonia often have abnormal chest x-rays that show areas with fluid in the infected part of the lungs.