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pneumonia
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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Definition
respiratory disease characterized by inflammation and accumulation of fluid in the lungs; caused by infectious agents (e.g., viruses or bacteria) or by inhalation of certain irritants
  • He was a puny boy, and in his first years in Torrance, his lungs were still compromised enough from the pneumonia that in picnic footraces, every girl in town could dust him.
    p. 8.6
  • In 1919, when two-year-old Louie was down with pneumonia, he climbed out his bedroom window, descended one story, and went on a naked tear down the street with a policeman chasing him and a crowd watching in amazement.
    p. 5.4
  • These were the cremated remains of sixty Australian POWs—one in every five prisoners—who had died in this camp in 1943 and 1944, succumbing to pneumonia, beriberi, malnutrition, colitis, or a combination of these.
    p. 278.3
  • Softly, he began to talk of his life with Pete, tracing the paths they had taken since pneumonia had brought them to California in 1919.
    p. 389.6

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