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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.
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(Pathology) pathol the combined disorder of pleurisy and pneumonia
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(ˌplʊər oʊ nʊˈmoʊn yə, -ˈmoʊ ni ə, -nyʊ-)

pleurisy conjoined with pneumonia.
pleu`ro•pneu•mon′ic (-nuˈmɒn ɪk, -nyu-) adj.
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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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mycoides cluster has complex taxonomy and includes the causative agents of contagious caprine pleuropneumonia and contagious bovine pleuropneumonia. In addition, it encompasses the bovine pathogen M.
Transboundary animal diseases such as contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) cause the major limitation to the livestock agriculture of the country and affect livelihood through their effect on animal health and impact on the production, availability, and quality of animal food [4].
Comparison of complement fixation test, competitive ELISA and LppQ ELISA with post- mortem findings in the diagnosis of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP), Trop.
Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia; In: Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals, 6th edition.