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pleuropneumonialike organism

[ploo r-oh-noo-mohn-yuh-lahyk, -moh-nee-uh-, -nyoo-, ploo r-]
noun
  1. any antibiotic-resistant mycoplasma causing a form of pneumonia in humans. Abbreviation: PPLO
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Origin of pleuropneumonialike organism

First recorded in 1930–35
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pleuropneumonialike organism in Medicine

pleuropneumonialike organism

(plur′ō-nu-mōnyə-līk)
n.
  1. mycoplasma
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