/noo mon"ik, nyoo-/, adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or affecting the lungs; pulmonary.
2. pertaining to or affected with pneumonia.
[1665-75; < NL pneumonicus < Gk pneumonikós. See PNEUMON-, -IC]

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