[ploo r-oh-noo-mohn-yuh, -moh-nee-uh, -nyoo-]
- pleurisy conjoined with pneumonia.
Origin of pleuropneumonia
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Examples from the Web for pleuropneumonia
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.
In 1886 pleuropneumonia was discovered in some of the large distillery stables of Chicago and among cows on neighboring lots.
Some authorities look upon these bands as constituting the so-called "marbling" of pleuropneumonia.
If a strictly parasitic organism, like the contagion of pleuropneumonia, it might be completely extirpated in this way.
- Inflammation of the pleura and lungs; pneumonia aggravated by pleurisy.
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