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Meanings of Pneumomassage:

noun

Manipulation of the eardrum by means of the introduction of pulses of air into the auditory meatus.

Meanings of Pneumometer:

noun

Any of various instruments used to measure respiratory volumes or air flow.

Meanings of Pneumomycosis:

noun

Fungal infection of the lung; an instance of this.

Pneumonectomies

ˌnjuːmə(ʊ)ˈnɛktəmi

Meanings of Pneumonectomies:

noun

Surgical removal of a lung or part of a lung.

Usage examples:

The method might also be applied to answer the question whether compensatory lung growth after pneu…

Pneumonectomy

ˌnjuːmə(ʊ)ˈnɛktəmi

Meanings of Pneumonectomy:

noun

Surgical removal of a lung or part of a lung.

Usage examples:

The method might also be applied to answer the question whether compensatory lung growth after pneu…

Pneumonia

njuːˈməʊ.ni.ə

Meanings of Pneumonia:

noun

Lung inflammation caused by bacterial or viral infection, in which the air sacs fill with pus and may become solid. inflammation may affect both lungs ( double pneumonia ) or only one ( single pneumonia ).

Meanings of Pneumonitic:

adjective

Of, relating to, or of the nature of pneumonitis; characteristic of or affected by pneumonitis.

Pneumonitis

ˌnjuːmə(ʊ)ˈnʌɪtɪs

Meanings of Pneumonitis:

noun

Inflammation of the walls of the alveoli (air sacs) in the lungs.

Usage examples:

Ammonia gas exposure is associated with a range of upper respiratory symptomatology, including seve…

Meanings of Pneumonocele:

noun

Hernia of the lung; compare pneumatocele , pneumocele .

Meanings of Pneumonocirrhosis:

noun

Pulmonary fibrosis.

Meanings of Pneumonoconiosis:

noun

Pneumoconiosis.

Meanings of Pneumonolysis:

noun

The freeing of a lung from adhesions; (more fully "intrapleural pneumonolysis") lysis of adhesions within the pleural cavity; (also) (in full "extrapleural pneumonolysis") the surgical stripping of the parietal pleura and adherent lung from the chest wall; an instance of this.

Meanings of Pneumonometer:

noun

= pneumatometer .

Meanings of Pneumonorrhagia:

noun

= pneumorrhagia .

Meanings of Pneumopericardium:

noun

The presence of air or gas in the pericardium. also (more fully "artificial pneumopericardium"): the deliberate introduction of air or gas into the pericardium for therapeutic or diagnostic purposes (now rare).

Meanings of Pneumoperitoneum:

noun

The presence of air or gas in the peritoneal cavity (usually as a result of perforation of a hollow viscus).

Meanings of Pneumopyothorax:

noun

= pyopneumothorax .

Meanings of Pneumorrhagia:

noun

Haemorrhage in the lung; haemoptysis.

Meanings of Pneumotherapeutics:

noun

= pneumotherapy .

Meanings of Pneumotherapy:

noun

Treatment by the inhalation of a gas (either for its own effects or as a vehicle for other medicinal agents).

Pneumothorax

ˌnjuː.məˈθɔː.ræks

Meanings of Pneumothorax:

noun

The presence of air or gas in the cavity between the lungs and the chest wall, causing collapse of the lung.

Usage examples:

Only eight of the 24 patients with post-procedure pneumothorax received chest tubes to re-expand th…

Meanings of Pneumotomy:

noun

Surgical incision into the lung; an instance of this.

Meanings of Pneumotyphoid:

noun

Typhoid fever complicated by or presenting with pneumonia.

Meanings of Pneumotyphus:

noun

Typhoid or typhus fever complicated by pneumonia.

Meanings of Pneumoventriculography:

noun

The injection of air into the cerebral ventricles as a radiological contrast medium; radiological examination by this means.

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