Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, affecting, or relating to the lungs; pulmonary.
  • adjective Relating to, affected by, or similar to pneumonia.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to the lungs; pulmonary.—2. Pertaining to pneumonia; affected with pneumonia; pulmomtic: as. pneumonic patients.
  • noun A remedy used in diseases of the lungs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) A medicine for affections of the lungs.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to the lungs; pulmonic.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to pneumonia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of, or relating to the lungs; pulmonary.
  • adjective Of, or relating to pneumonia.
  • noun One who has pneumonia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective pertaining to or characterized by or affected by pneumonia
  • adjective relating to or affecting the lungs

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin pneumonicus, from Greek pneumonikos, of the lungs, from pneumōn, lung; see pleu- in Indo-European roots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From the post-Classical Latin pneumonicus and its etymon, the Ancient Greek πνευμονικός (pneumonikos).

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