bronchopneumonia

[n] - pneumonia characterized by acute inflammation of the walls of the bronchioles
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Bronchopneumonia

A severe and in the past frequently fatal lung infection - It is not uncommon for people to develop bronchopneumonia whilst they are dying from another disease such as advanced cancer, heart failure, chronic bronchitis etc. In this context, bronchopneumonia is part of the dying process and nowadays is regarded as a terminal event rather than a caus
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bronchopneumonia

<chest medicine> A name given to an inflammation of the lungs which usually begins in the terminal bronchioles. ... These become clogged with a mucopurulent exudate forming consolidated patches in adjacent lobules. The disease is frequently secondary in character, following infections of the upper respiratory tract, specific infectious fevers
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bronchopneumonia

bronchial pneumonia noun pneumonia characterized by acute inflammation of the walls of the bronchioles
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bronchopneumonia

(brong″ko-ndbobr-mo´nyә) an inflammation of the lungs that begins in the terminal bronchioles, which become clogged with thick mucus that forms consolidated patches in adjacent lobules; called also bronchial or lobular pneumonia.
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bronchopneumonia

(bronchus + pneumonia) a name given to an inflammation of the lungs which usually begins in the terminal bronchioles. These become clogged with a mucopurulent exudate forming consolidated patches in adjacent lobules. The disease is frequently secondary in character, following infections of the upper respiratory tract, specific infectious fevers, ..
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bronchopneumonia

bronchopneumonia: see pneumonia.
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bronchopneumonia

Type: Term Pronunciation: brong′ko-nū-mo′nĭ-ă Definitions: 1. Acute inflammation of the walls of the smaller bronchial tubes, with varying amounts of pulmonary consolidation due to spread of the inflammation into peribronchiolar alveoli and the alveolar ducts; may become confluent or may be hemorrhagic. Synonyms: bronchia
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BRONCHOPNEUMONIA

Lung inflammation that is initiated within the bronchioles.
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Bronchopneumonia

Bronchopneumonia or bronchial pneumonia or Bronchogenic pneumonia (not to be confused with lobar pneumonia) is the acute inflammation of the walls of the bronchioles. It is a type of pneumonia characterized by multiple foci of isolated, acute consolidation, affecting one or more pulmonary lobules. It is one of two types of bacterial pneumonia as c
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