pneumonia

US [nu’moʊniə]
UK [njuː’məʊniə]
n.肺炎

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.