bronchopneumonia [brong-koh-n oo- mohn-y uh, - moh-nee- uh, -ny oo-] EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN noun . Pathology a form of pneumonia centering on bronchial passages.
bronchial pneumonia. Related forms bron·cho·pneu·mon·ic , [brong-koh-n oo- mon-ik, -ny oo-] /ˌbrɒŋ koʊ nʊˈmɒn ɪk, -nyʊ-/ adjective
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It is non-specific when it may be due to a variety of organisms, as enteritis (generally),
bronchopneumonia, wound infections.
In general, the distinction between pleuropneumonia and
bronchopneumonia is not difficult to make.
The lung tissue in
bronchopneumonia is not enlarged, but rather more contracted than the normal tissue around it.
The neighboring lung tissue, when collapsed and involved in
bronchopneumonia, has the color and consistency of pale-red flesh. British Dictionary definitions for bronchopneumonia noun inflammation of the lungs, originating in the bronchioles
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bronchopneumonia in Medicine bronchopneumonia [brŏng′kō-nu-mōn ′yə] n. Acute inflammation of the walls of the smaller bronchial tubes, with irregular areas of consolidation due to spread of the inflammation into the peribronchiolar alveoli and the alveolar ducts of the lungs. bronchial pneumonia
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