primary atypical pneumonia

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primary atypical pneumonia

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An acute infectious respiratory disease caused by the bacterium Mycoplasma pneumoniae, characterized by fever, coughing, sore throat, and muscle pain.
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Noun1.primary atypical pneumonia - an acute respiratory disease marked by high fever and coughing; caused by mycoplasma; primarily affecting children and young adults
respiratory disease, respiratory disorder, respiratory illness - a disease affecting the respiratory system
ornithosis, parrot fever, psittacosis - an atypical pneumonia caused by a rickettsia microorganism and transmitted to humans from infected birds
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