lobar pneumonia

noun Pathology.

Nearby words

  1. lob,
  2. lobachevski,
  3. lobachevsky,
  4. lobachevsky, nikolai ivanovich,
  5. lobar,
  6. lobate,
  7. lobately,
  8. lobation,
  9. lobber,
  10. lobby

Origin of lobar pneumonia

First recorded in 1855–60

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Medicine definitions for lobar pneumonia

lobar pneumonia


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

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