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Search byKeyword or Keyphrasepneumonia | polyphenol | Positron-emission tomography



pneumonia
/njuːˈməʊnɪə/noun
: lung inflammation caused by bacterial or viral infection, in which the air sacs fill with pus and may become solid.
≡ See 〉
Full Definition | Search  》pneumonia diagnosis
polyphenol – /ˌpɒlɪˈfiːnɒl/ – noun [ Chemistry ]
: a compound containing more than one phenolic hydroxyl group.
≡ See 〉 flavonoids
Positron-emission tomography (PET) –
: is a nuclear medicine functional imaging technique that is used to observe metabolic processes in the body as an aid to the diagnosis of disease.
≡ SeeFull Definition | Search  》PET Scan
 
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