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pleuropneumonia

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Inflammation of the pleura and lungs; pneumonia aggravated by pleurisy.
  • noun An infectious febrile disease of cattle, caused by a mycoplasma and characterized by inflammation of the pleura and lungs.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In medicine, pleurisy combined with pneumonia.
  • noun A specific contagious disease, peculiar to cattle, affecting the lungs and the pleura, supposed to be caused by some form of micro-organism.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) Inflammation of the pleura and lungs; a combination of pleurisy and pneumonia, esp. a kind of contagions and fatal lung plague of cattle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun medicine inflammation of the pleura and lungs; a combination of pleurisy and pneumonia, especially a kind of contagious and fatal lung plague of cattle

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun pleurisy and pneumonia

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

pleuro- +‎ pneumonia

Examples

  • There was a concerted attempt to implicate a group called the pleuropneumonia-like organisms as the cause of the arthritic diseases.

    Cities In Flight

  • The Botswana government plans to destroy 10,000 cattle in its ongoing campaign to stop the spread of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia, a form of lung disease.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In northern Australia buffaloes deliberately infected with bovine pleuropneumonia bacteria exhibited slight fever, but the disease never appeared.

    7 Health

  • It is frequently met with in influenza, contagious pleuropneumonia, hog-cholera and rheumatism.

    Common Diseases of Farm Animals

  • _The symptoms_ of pericarditis may not be recognized at the very beginning when the disease occurs as a complication of influenza, or infectious pleuropneumonia.

    Common Diseases of Farm Animals

  • Of these organisms the largest is that which produces pleuropneumonia in cattle, and this alone has been cultivated.

    Disease and Its Causes

  • Among the human diseases, yellow fever, poliomyelitis, and dengue are so produced; of the animal diseases in addition to foot and mouth disease, pleuropneumonia, cattle plague,

    Disease and Its Causes

  • In the chronic form, marked symptoms of pleuropneumonia and chronic inflammation of the intestine are common.

    Common Diseases of Farm Animals

  • Give the cause and treatment of contagious pleuropneumonia.

    Common Diseases of Farm Animals

  • This occurs in tuberculosis, pleuropneumonia of horses and pneumococcus infection.

    Common Diseases of Farm Animals

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