pleuropneumonia

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pleu·ro·pneu·mo·nia

 (plo͝or′ō-no͝o-mōn′yə, -nyo͝o-)
n.
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.

pleuropneumonia

(ˌplʊərəʊnjuːˈməʊnɪə)
n
(Pathology) pathol the combined disorder of pleurisy and pneumonia

pleu•ro•pneu•mo•nia

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

n.
pleurisy conjoined with pneumonia.
[1715–25]
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)