from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Inflammation of the bronchi and lungs; catarrhal pneumonia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, inflammation of the lung-substance, associated with and usually secondary to inflammation of the mucous membrane of the smaller bronchial tubes. Also called catarrhal and lobular pneumonia.
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- n. pneumonia characterized by acute inflammation of the walls of the bronchioles
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I can relate to the "not clear for a few weeks"; back in 2002 I had broncho-pneumonia and it took a few months for it to clear completely.
Because of its efficacy and low cost, it is still widely used, but because of the risks of haematological toxicity, its use should be strictly limited to specific indications: typhoid fever, meningitis and broncho-pneumonia.
An autosomal recessive disorder that results in sterility, deafness, ocular damage, and chronic broncho-pneumonia.
The autopsy showed diffuse broncho-pneumonia, which carried off a number of other dogs about the same time.
CORPORAL GUY W. MORTIMER -- Pottsville, Pa., died March 8, 1919, at Base Hospital No. 91, Commercy, France, at 4: 55 a.m. with broncho-pneumonia.
Base Hospital No. 91 at Commercy, France, at 11: 40 p. m., with broncho-pneumonia.
-- If a child develops a high fever, breathes rapidly, coughs, and is content to lie in bed because of the degree of prostration, broncho-pneumonia is almost certain to be the disease present.
It would be distinctly wrong to go into the detailed symptomatic treatment of broncho-pneumonia in a book of this character.
So we find in children suffering from grippe an easy disposition to get bronchitis or broncho-pneumonia.
-- The most important and by far the most frequent complication of measles is broncho-pneumonia.