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pneumonitis

[noo-muh-nahy-tis, nyoo-] /ˌnu məˈnaɪ tɪs, ˌnyu-/
noun, Pathology.
1.
inflammation of the lung caused by a virus or exposure to irritating substances.
Origin of pneumonitis
1815-1825
From New Latin, dating back to 1815-25; See origin at pneumon-, -itis
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British Dictionary definitions for pneumonitis

pneumonitis

/ˌnjuːmɒnˈaɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the lungs
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pneumonitis in Medicine

pneumonitis pneu·mo·ni·tis (nōō'mə-nī'tĭs, nyōō'-)
n.
Inflammation of lung tissue. Also called pulmonitis.

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