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pneumonic (adj.)

1670s, "pertaining to the lungs," from Latin pneumonicus, from Greek pneumonikos "of the lungs," from pneumōn "lung" (see pneumo-). From 1783 as "pertaining to pneumonia."

updated on July 18, 2020

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Definitions of pneumonic from WordNet

pneumonic (adj.)
pertaining to or characterized by or affected by pneumonia;
pneumonic plague
pneumonic (adj.)
relating to or affecting the lungs;
Synonyms: pulmonary / pulmonic
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