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  • n. Plural form of peripneumony.

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  • Pleurisies, peripneumonies, ardent fevers, and whatever diseases are reckoned acute, do not often occur, for such diseases are not apt to prevail where the bowels are loose.

    On Airs, Waters, And Places

  • And if the summer be rainy and southerly, and next the autumn, the winter must, of necessity, be sickly, and ardent fevers are likely to attack those that are phlegmatic, and more elderly than forty years, and pleurisies and peripneumonies those that are bilious.

    On Airs, Waters, And Places

  • Accordingly, the people are then subject to colds, pleurisies, peripneumonies, and ardent fevers.

    Travels through France and Italy

  • In the spring and winter pleurisies and peripneumonies are common, often obstinate, and frequently fatal diseases.

    An Historical Account of the Rise and Progress of the Colonies of South Carolina and Georgia, Volume 2

  • Blisters, one at a time, on the sides or back, or on the sternum, are also useful towards the end of peripneumonies, by preventing the evening access of cold fit, and thence preventing the hot fit by their stimulus on the skin; in the same manner as five drops of laudanum by its stimulus on the stomach.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II Or, the Laws of Organic Life

  • If any thing promotes expectoration toward the end of peripneumonies, when the inflammation is reduced by bleeding and gentle cathartics, small repeated blisters about the chest, with tepid aqueous and mucilaginous or oily liquids, are more advantageous than the medicines generally enumerated under this head; the blisters by stimulating into action the vessels of the skin produce by association a greater activity of those of the mucous membrane, which lines the branches of the windpipe, and air-cells of the lungs; and thus after evacuation they promote the absorption of the mucus and consequent healing of the inflamed membrane, while the diluting liquids prevent this mucus from becoming too viscid for this purpose, or facilitate its expuition.

    Zoonomia, Vol. II Or, the Laws of Organic Life

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