primary atypical pneumonia

noun

Definition of primary atypical pneumonia

: any of a group of pneumonias (such as Q fever and psittacosis) caused especially by a virus, mycoplasma, rickettsia, or chlamydia

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circa 1944

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primary atypical pneumonia

noun

medical Definition of primary atypical pneumonia

: any of a group of pneumonias (as Q fever and psittacosis) caused especially by a virus, mycoplasma, rickettsia, or chlamydia

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