[noo-moh-buh-sil-uh s, nyoo-]
- a bacterium, Klebsiella pneumoniae, causing a type of pneumonia and associated with certain other diseases, especially of the respiratory tract.
Origin of pneumobacillus
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Of the less common was Bacillus pyocyaneus and the pneumobacillus of Friedlnder.Plague
Thomas Wright Jackson
- a rod-shaped bacterium that occurs in the respiratory tract, esp the Gram-negative Klebsiella pneumoniae, which causes pneumonia
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- A nonmotile, gram-negative bacterium (Klebsiella pneumoniae) that causes a severe form of pneumonia and is associated with other respiratory infections.
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