TITLE

pneumonia

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1694
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "pneumonia" is presented. Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs, usually due to infection with bacteria, viruses or other pathogenic organisms. Clinically, the term pneumonia is used to indicate an infectious disease. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21241333

 

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