walking pneumonia

noun

Definition of walking pneumonia

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

1888

First Known Use of walking pneumonia

1888


Medical Dictionary

walking pneumonia

noun

Medical Definition of walking pneumonia

  1. :  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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