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- pneumonia (n.)
- c. 1600, from Modern Latin, from Greek pneumonia "inflammation of the lungs," from pneumon "lung," altered (perhaps by influence of pnein "to breathe") from pleumon "lung," literally "floater," probably cognate with Latin pulmo (see pulmonary), from PIE *pleu- "to flow, to swim" (see pluvial). Alteration in Greek perhaps by influence of pnein "to breathe."
- 1. In November 1941 Payne was seriously ill with pneumonia.
- 2. The new drug lessens the severity of pneumonia episodes.
- 3. She had feared she was going down with pneumonia or bronchitis.
- 4. Most people do not have to be hospitalized for asthma or pneumonia.
- 5. The patient caught pneumonia and went out shortly before midnight.
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