American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, affecting, or relating to the lungs; pulmonary.
- adj. Relating to, affected by, or similar to pneumonia.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the lungs; pulmonary.—2. Pertaining to pneumonia; affected with pneumonia; pulmomtic: as. pneumonic patients.
- n. A remedy used in diseases of the lungs.
- adj. Of, or relating to the lungs; pulmonary.
- adj. Of, or relating to pneumonia.
- n. One who has pneumonia.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to the lungs; pulmonic.
- adj. Of or pertaining to pneumonia.
- n. (Med.) A medicine for affections of the lungs.
- adj. pertaining to or characterized by or affected by pneumonia
- adj. relating to or affecting the lungs
- From the post-Classical Latin pneumonicus and its etymon, the Ancient Greek πνευμονικός (pneumonikos). (Wiktionary)
- New Latin pneumonicus, from Greek pneumonikos, of the lungs, from pneumōn, lung; see pleu- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“That was a different form of plague for the most part, a form of plague called pneumonic plague.”
“The more fatal form is known as pneumonic plague, and in this the lungs are the seat of the disease.”
“The pneumonic and septicemic were less seen than the bubonic.”
“The three types of plague identified as such are: septicemic, bubonic and pneumonic.”
“He said Monday that most of the infections are bubonic plague, with four cases of pneumonic plague.”
“That meant he could have picked up an illness from the environment, or from a bird or a rodent—possibly valley fever, hantavirus, avian influenza, or even pneumonic plague.”
“But I do have a little rhyme that I created 'cause children learn better from song, pneumonic devices.”
“A pneumonic or a phonetic or hypnosis or Ritalin or an odd number of blows to the back of the head with a frying pan.”
“China has quarantined an entire town because pneumonic plague has broken out, and this is a disease if left untreated - can kill within 24 hours.”
“It would also explain the unusual quarantine measures the Chinese have taken in regard the so-called Swine Flu - which may have been nothing more than a cover to keep their general population safe from the pneumonic plague which they knew was going to be tested in Ziketan in Qinghai province.”
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