pleuropneumonia
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1725 1. combined inflammation of the pleura and lungs 2. an acute febrile and often fatal respiratory disorder of cattle, goats, sheep, and related animals caused by a mycoplasma (Mycoplasma mycoides)

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  • Pleuropneumonia — Pleu ro*pneu*mo ni*a, n. [Pleuro + pneumonia.] (Med.) Inflammation of the pleura and lungs; a combination of pleurisy and pneumonia, esp. a kind of contagions and fatal lung plague of cattle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pleuropneumonia — s. f. [Medicina] Inflamação simultânea da pleura e do pulmão.   ‣ Etimologia: pleura + pneumonia …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • pleuropneumonia — [ploor΄ō no͞o mōn′yə, ploor΄ōnyo͞omōn′yə] n. [ PLEURO + PNEUMONIA] pneumonia complicated by pleurisy …   English World dictionary

  • pleuropneumonia — pleuropneumonic /ploor oh nooh mon ik, nyooh /, adj. /ploor oh noo mohn yeuh, moh nee euh, nyoo /, n. Pathol. pleurisy conjoined with pneumonia. [1715 25; PLEURO + PNEUMONIA] * * * ▪ disease of cattle and sheep       lung disease of cattle and… …   Universalium

  • pleuropneumonia — pleu·ro·pneu·mo·nia .plu̇r ō n(y)u̇ mō nyə n 1) pleurisy accompanied by pneumonia 2) a highly contagious pneumonia usu. associated with pleurisy of cattle, goats, and sheep that is caused by a microorganism of the genus Mycoplasma (esp. M.… …   Medical dictionary

  • pleuropneumònia — pleu|rop|neu|mò|ni|a Mot Esdrúixol Nom femení …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • pleuropneumonia — n. inflammation of the lungs and the pleura,pleu·ro·pneu mo·ni·a || ‚plÊŠrəʊnÊŠməʊnɪə /plÊŠÉ™rəʊnjÊŠ məʊnjÉ™ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pleuropneumonia — noun pneumonia complicated by pleurisy …   English new terms dictionary

  • pleuropneumonia — pleu·ro·pneumonia …   English syllables

  • pleuropneumonia — n. inflammation involving both the lung and pleura. See: pleurisy, pneumonia …   The new mediacal dictionary

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