walking pneumonia


walking pneumonia

noun

Definition of WALKING PNEUMONIA

:  a usually mild pneumonia caused by a mycoplasma (Mycoplasma pneumoniae) and characterized by malaise, cough, and often fever

First Known Use of WALKING PNEUMONIA

1964

Rhymes with WALKING PNEUMONIA

walking pneumonia

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of WALKING PNEUMONIA

: a usually mild pneumonia caused by a bacterium of the genus Mycoplasma (M. pneumoniae) and characterized by malaise, cough, and often fever

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