[ploo r-oh-noo-mohn-yuh, -moh-nee-uh, -nyoo-]

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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pleuropneumonia in Medicine


  1. Inflammation of the pleura and lungs; pneumonia aggravated by pleurisy.
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