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English word pneumonia comes from Ancient Greek πνεύμων (pneúmōn - lung).

Pneumonia etymology ?

Pneumonia detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
πνεύμων Ancient Greek (grc) pneúmōn - lung
-ία Ancient Greek (grc)
πνευμονία Ancient Greek (grc) pneumonia
pneumonia English (eng) An acute or chronic inflammation of the lungs caused by viruses, bacteria or other microorganisms, or sometimes by physical or chemical irritants.

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