Definition of bronchopneumonia in English:

bronchopneumonia

noun

  • Inflammation of the lungs, arising in the bronchi or bronchioles.

    • ‘Infection can slow recovery or cause diseases such as blood poisoning or bronchopneumonia a pneumonia involving inflammation of the lungs.’
    • ‘The lung showed focal bronchopneumonia, multiple thrombi, and focal hemorrhagic infarcts.’
    • ‘Enlarged and edematous lungs, consolidation, hemorrhage, bronchopneumonia, and acute bronchiolitis were also noted.’
    • ‘The most common type of pneumonia is bronchopneumonia, which affects the smallest airways in the lungs (the bronchioles).’
    • ‘Radiographically, SARS is closely mimicked by bacterial bronchopneumonia or other viral pneumonias.’

Pronunciation:

bronchopneumonia

/ˌbräNGkōn(y)o͝oˈmōnyə/