Definition of pneumonic in English:

pneumonic

adjective

  • See pneumonia

    • ‘There was no clinical or bacteriological evidence of a pneumonic process.’
    • ‘No vaccine currently is available for pneumonic or bubonic plague.’
    • ‘In summary, SARS is a highly contagious and predominantly pneumonic illness.’
    • ‘In some patients the pneumonic infiltration was rapidly progressive, resulting in severe oxygen desaturation requiring assisted ventilation.’
    • ‘Daily radiographic assessment is essential for monitoring of this potentially rapidly progressive pneumonic illness.’

Pronunciation

pneumonic

/njuːˈmɒnɪk/