Bronchopneumonia[brong′ko-nū-mo′nĭ-ă]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. 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.

Synonyms
bronchial pneumonia

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