[noo-muh-sis-tis, nyoo-] /ˌnu məˈsɪs tɪs, ˌnyu-/

noun, Pathology.
a pulmonary infection caused by the protozoan Pneumocystis carinii, occurring as an opportunistic disease in persons with impaired immune systems, as AIDS victims.
Abbreviation: PCP.


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