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pleuropneumonia

[ploo r-oh-noo-mohn-yuh, -moh-nee-uh, -nyoo-]
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noun Pathology.
  1. pleurisy conjoined with pneumonia.

Origin of pleuropneumonia

First recorded in 1715–25; pleuro- + pneumonia
Related formspleu·ro·pneu·mon·ic [ploo r-oh-noo-mon-ik, -nyoo-] /ˌplʊər oʊ nuˈmɒn ɪk, -nyu-/, adjective
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Examples from the Web for pleuropneumonia

Historical Examples

  • The apparent symptoms are the same as when the animal is affected with pleuropneumonia.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

    United States Department of Agriculture

  • It seems quite plain that as early as 1713 and 1714 pleuropneumonia existed in Swabia and several Cantons of Switzerland.

    Special Report on Diseases of Cattle

    U.S. Department of Agriculture

  • In 1886 pleuropneumonia was discovered in some of the large distillery stables of Chicago and among cows on neighboring lots.

    Special Report on Diseases of Cattle

    U.S. Department of Agriculture

  • Some authorities look upon these bands as constituting the so-called "marbling" of pleuropneumonia.

    Special Report on Diseases of Cattle

    U.S. Department of Agriculture

  • If a strictly parasitic organism, like the contagion of pleuropneumonia, it might be completely extirpated in this way.

    Special Report on Diseases of Cattle

    U.S. Department of Agriculture


pleuropneumonia in Medicine

pleuropneumonia

([object Object])
n.
  1. Inflammation of the pleura and lungs; pneumonia aggravated by pleurisy.
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