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pneu·mo·nia

pneumonia

 
 
pronunciation:
n mon y [or] n mo ni
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part of speech: noun
definition: a serious disease in which the lungs become swollen and painful and fill with liquid. Pneumonia is caused by viruses or bacteria.
If his pneumonia worsens, he will have to wear an oxygen mask.
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The word pneumonia contains the following part:
pneum, pneumo, pneumon, pneumat, -pnea Greek root that means air, breath, wind, spirit
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