any of numerous burrowing rodents of the family Geomyidae, of western and southern North America and Central America, having large, external, fur-lined cheek pouches.
the full name for gopher (sense 1)
[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 […]
[noo-mohn-yuh, -moh-nee-uh, nyoo-] /nʊˈmoʊn yə, -ˈmoʊ ni ə, nyʊ-/ noun, Pathology. 1. inflammation of the lungs with congestion. 2. Also called lobar pneumonia. an acute disease of the lungs, caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae and characterized by fever, a cough with blood-tinged phlegm, and difficult breathing. /njuːˈməʊnɪə/ noun 1. inflammation of one or both […]
[noo-muh-nek-tuh-mee, nyoo-] /ˌnu məˈnɛk tə mi, ˌnyu-/ noun, plural pneumonectomies. Surgery. 1. excision of part or all of a lung. /ˌnjuːməʊˈnɛktəmɪ/ noun (pl) -mies 1. the surgical removal of a lung or part of a lung pneumonectomy pneu·mo·nec·to·my (nōō’mə-něk’tə-mē, nyōō’-) or pneu·mec·to·my (nōō-měk’tə-mē, nyōō-) n. Surgical removal of all or part of a lung.
1. variant of before a vowel: pneumonectomy.