bronchial pneumonia


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bron·cho·pneu·mo·ni·a

(brong'ko-nū-mo'nĭ-ă),
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.
Synonym(s): bronchial pneumonia

bronchial pneumonia

bron·cho·pneu·mo·ni·a

(brong'kō-nū-mō'nē-ă)
Acute inflammation of the walls ofthe smaller bronchial tubes, with varyingamounts of pulmonary consolidation due to the spread of the inflammation into peribronchiolar alveoli and the alveolar ducts; may become confluent or may be hemorrhagic.
Synonym(s): bronchial pneumonia.
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