- Of, affecting, or relating to the lungs; pulmonary.
- Relating to, affected by, or similar to pneumonia.
Origin of pneumonicNew Latin pneumonicus from Greek pneumonikos of the lungs from pneumōn lung ; see pleu- in Indo-European roots.
- One who has pneumonia.
From the post-Classical Latin pneumonicus and its etymon, the Ancient Greek Ï€Î½ÎµÏ…Î¼Î¿Î½Î¹ÎºÏŒÏ‚ (pneumonikos).