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bronchopneumonia


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pneumonia  \Pneu*mo"ni*a\  (n[-u]*m[=o]"n[i^]*[.a]),  n.  [NL.,  fr 
  Gr  pneymoni`a,  fr  pney`mwn,  pl  pney`mones  the  lungs,  also 
  pley`mwn,  which  is  perh.  the  original  form  Cf  {Pneumatio}, 
  {Pulmonary}.]  (Med.) 
  Inflammation  of  the  lungs. 
 
  Note: 
 
  {Catarrhal  pneumonia},  or  {Broncho-pneumonia},  is 
  inflammation  of  the  lung  tissue,  associated  with  catarrh 
  and  with  marked  evidences  of  inflammation  of  bronchial 
  membranes,  often  chronic;  --  also  called  {lobular 
  pneumonia},  from  its  affecting  single  lobules  at  a  time. 
 
 
  {Croupous  pneumonia},  or  ordinary  pneumonia,  is  an  acute 
  affection  characterized  by  sudden  onset  with  a  chill,  high 
  fever,  rapid  course,  and  sudden  decline  --  also  called 
  {lobar  pneumonia},  from  its  affecting  a  whole  lobe  of  the 
  lung  at  once.  See  under  {Croupous}. 
 
  {Fibroid  pneumonia}  is  an  inflammation  of  the  interstitial 
  connective  tissue  lying  between  the  lobules  of  the  lungs, 
  and  is  very  slow  in  its  course,  producing  shrinking  and 
  atrophy  of  the  lungs. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Broncho-pneumonia  \Bron`cho-pneu*mo"ni*a\,  n.  [Bronchus  + 
  pneumonia.]  (Med.) 
  Inflammation  of  the  bronchi  and  lungs;  catarrhal  pneumonia. 




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