tuberculous pneumonia


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Related to tuberculous pneumonia: tuberculous peritonitis

tuberculous pneumonia

Etymology: L, tuber + Gk, pneumon, lung
a complication of tuberculosis in which caseous material is inhaled into the bronchi, leading to bronchopneumonia or lobar pneumonia.

tuberculous pneumonia

Pneumonia caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. See: tuberculosis
See also: pneumonia