pneumonic

[ noo-mon-ik, nyoo- ]
/ nʊˈmɒn ɪk, nyʊ- /
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adjective

of, relating to, or affecting the lungs; pulmonary.
pertaining to or affected with pneumonia.

Origin of pneumonic

1665–75; < New Latin pneumonicus < Greek pneumonikós. See pneumon-, -ic
Related formspost·pneu·mon·ic, adjective
Can be confusedmnemonic pneumonic
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British Dictionary definitions for pneumonic

pneumonic

/ (njuːˈmɒnɪk) /

adjective

of, relating to, or affecting the lungs; pulmonary
of or relating to pneumonia

Word Origin for pneumonic

C17: from New Latin pneumonicus, from Greek, from pneumon lung
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Word Origin and History for pneumonic

pneumonic


adj.

"pertaining to the lungs," 1670s, from Latin pneumonicus, from Greek pneumonikos "of the lungs," from pneumon (see pneumonia).

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Medicine definitions for pneumonic

pneumonic

[ nu-mŏnĭk ]

adj.

Relating to, affected by, or similar to pneumonia.
Of, affecting, or relating to the lungs; pulmonary.
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