Pneumonic



[noo-mon-ik, nyoo-] /nʊˈmɒn ɪk, nyʊ-/

adjective
1.
of, relating to, or affecting the lungs; pulmonary.
2.
pertaining to or affected with .
/njuːˈmɒnɪk/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or affecting the lungs; pulmonary
2.
of or relating to pneumonia
adj.

“pertaining to the lungs,” 1670s, from Latin pneumonicus, from Greek pneumonikos “of the lungs,” from pneumon (see pneumonia).

pneumonic pneu·mon·ic (nu-mŏn’ĭk, nyu-)
adj.

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