pleuropneumonia

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Etymology[edit]

From pleuro- +‎ pneumonia.

Noun[edit]

pleuropneumonia (uncountable)

  1. (pathology) inflammation of the pleura and lungs; a combination of pleurisy and pneumonia, especially a kind of contagious and fatal lung disease of cattle and pigs, caused by infection by Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae

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