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pleuropneumonia

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pleuropneumonia

noun pleu·ro·pneu·mo·nia \ˌplr-ō-n(y)-ˈmō-nyə\

Definition of PLEUROPNEUMONIA

1
:  pleurisy accompanied by pneumonia
2
:  a highly contagious pneumonia usually associated with pleurisy of cattle, goats, and sheep that is caused by bacterium of the genus Mycoplasma (especially M. mycoides)
3
:  a contagious often fatal respiratory disease especially of young pigs that is caused by a bacterium of the genus Actinobacillus (A. pleuropneumoniae)
4
:  pleurisy of horses that is often accompanied by pneumonia and is caused by various bacteria
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