Medical Dictionary


noun pneu·mo·ba·cil·lus \ˌn(y)ü-mō-bə-ˈsil-əs\
plural pneu·mo·ba·cil·li \-ˌī also -ē\

Medical Definition of PNEUMOBACILLUS

:  a bacterium of the genus Klebsiella (K. pneumoniae) associated with inflammations (as pneumonia) of the respiratory tract


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