pneumomalacia

pneu·mo·ma·la·ci·a

(nū'mō-mă-lā'shē-ă),
Softening of the lung tissue.
[G. pneumōn, lung, + malakia, softness]

pneumomalacia

Uncertain; an obsolete, nonspecific term for softening of pulmonary tissues, an event which may be secondary to necrosis, infarction, malignancy and others.

pneumomalacia

(nū″mō-mă-lā′shē-ă) [″ + malakia, a softening]
Abnormal softening of the lung.