Pulmonitis vs. Pneumonia: What's the Difference?
Pulmonitis and Pneumonia Definitions
An acute or chronic disease marked by inflammation of the lungs, usually caused by a bacterium, virus, or other infectious agent.
An acute or chronic inflammation of the lungs caused by viruses, bacteria or other microorganisms, or sometimes by physical or chemical irritants.
Inflammation of the lungs.
Respiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants