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pneumonitis

[noo-muh-nahy-tis, nyoo-]
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noun Pathology.
  1. inflammation of the lung caused by a virus or exposure to irritating substances.
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Origin of pneumonitis

From New Latin, dating back to 1815–25; see origin at pneumon-, -itis
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British Dictionary definitions for pneumonitis

pneumonitis

noun
  1. inflammation of the lungs
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pneumonitis in Medicine

pneumonitis

(nōō′mə-nītĭs)
n.
  1. Inflammation of lung tissue.pulmonitis
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