aspiration pneumonia

n.

Bronchopneumonia resulting from the entrance of foreign material, usually food particles or vomit, into the bronchi.

Nearby words

  1. aspirant,
  2. aspirata,
  3. aspirate,
  4. aspiration,
  5. aspiration biopsy,
  6. aspirational,
  7. aspirator,
  8. aspiratory,
  9. aspire,
  10. aspirin


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