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Introduction: Bronchopneumonia

Description of Bronchopneumonia

Bronchopneumonia: pneumonia characterized by acute inflammation of the walls of the bronchioles.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Bronchopneumonia: 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. (Stedman, 25th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Bronchopneumonia: Related Topics

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Bronchopneumonia as a Disease

Bronchopneumonia: Type of or association with medical condition Pneumonia.
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Bronchopneumonia: Related Diseases

Bronchopneumonia: Bronchopneumonia is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Bronchopneumonia as a subtype of Pneumonia

Pneumonia (medical condition): Infection of the lung by bacteria, viruses or fungus.

Pneumonia: Pneumonia is a lung disease that can be caused by a variety of viruses, bacteria, and sometimes fungi. The U.S. Centers ... (Source: excerpt from Pneumococcal Pneumonia, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Bronchopneumonia as a Symptom

Bronchopneumonia (symptom): Type of Pneumonia.

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Broader terms for Bronchopneumonia

Source - MeSH 2007

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Hierarchical classifications of Bronchopneumonia

The following list attempts to classify Bronchopneumonia into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • pneumonia
  • respiratory disease,respiratory disorder,respiratory illness
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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