pleuropneumonia

[ ploor-oh-noo-mohn-yuh, -moh-nee-uh, -nyoo- ]
/ ˌplʊər oʊ nʊˈmoʊn yə, -ˈmoʊ ni ə, -nyʊ- /

noun Pathology.

pleurisy conjoined with pneumonia.

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Origin of pleuropneumonia

First recorded in 1715–25; pleuro- + pneumonia

OTHER WORDS FROM pleuropneumonia

pleu·ro·pneu·mon·ic [ploor-oh-noo-mon-ik, -nyoo-], /ˌplʊər oʊ nuˈmɒn ɪk, -nyu-/, adjective
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Medical definitions for pleuropneumonia

pleuropneumonia
[ plur′ō-nu-mōnyə ]

n.

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