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 (plo͝or′ō-no͝o-mōn′yə, -nyo͝o-)
1. Inflammation of the pleura and lungs; pneumonia aggravated by pleurisy.
2. An infectious febrile disease of cattle, caused by a mycoplasma and characterized by inflammation of the pleura and lungs.


(Pathology) pathol the combined disorder of pleurisy and pneumonia


(ˌplʊər oʊ nʊˈmoʊn yə, -ˈmoʊ ni ə, -nyʊ-)

pleurisy conjoined with pneumonia.
pleu`ro•pneu•mon′ic (-nuˈmɒn ɪk, -nyu-) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pleuropneumonia - pleurisy and pneumonia
pneumonia - respiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants
pleurisy - inflammation of the pleura of the lungs (especially the parietal layer)
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He may have concluded this on the basis of reports circulating among physicians or because he knew that the same phenomenon had long been documented for influenza; an influenza pandemic complicated by pleuropneumonia had begun, and swept through the Americas, during 1697-1698.
Around 648,195 goats were also vaccinated against Contagious Caprine Pleuropneumonia (CCPP) disease the first phase which started in September and continued till November last year.
It can cause a contagious caprine pleuropneumonia in goats.
5 million goats against contagious caprine pleuropneumonia, in an effort to ensure that the negative effects of drought are not compounded by disease among livestock.
A lateral flow protein microarray for rapid determination of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia status in bovine serum.
Energy expenditure in growing pigs infected with pleuropneumonia.
They were treated against diseases as the need arose and vaccinated against Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia once a year.
The launch is part of the Ministry's implementation of the Namlits system to support the eradication of Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia (CBPP) and the prevention of introduction of Foot and Mouth Disease to livestock.
diseases such as sheep and goat plague, contagious bovine pleuropneumonia,
The immunization campaign, currently in its third phase, is aimed at preventing the spread of foot and mouth disease, contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (CCPP), Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) and sheep and goat pox.
1% of pleurisy in slaughterer-aged pigs by Actinobacillus pleuropneumonia were distinguished [5,10].
The Animal Wealth Sector of the Authority would vaccinate animals against four diseases -- Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (CCPP), Foot and Mouth disease (FMD), Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR), Sheep and goats pox, a senor official said.