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(noo″mō-nīt′ĭs )

[pneumono- + -itis]
Inflammation of the lung, usually due to hypersensitivity (allergy), radiation exposure, aspiration, viral infection, or autoimmune illnesses, such as systemic lupus erythematosus.
SEE: pneumonia

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