Definition of pneumocystic in English:

pneumocystic

adjective

Medicine
  • Caused by organisms of the genus Pneumocystis.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Annales Paediatrici. From scientific Latin Pneumocystis Pneumocystis + -ic.

Pronunciation

pneumocystic

/ˌnjuːmə(ʊ)ˈsɪstɪk/