Pleuropneumonia

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pleuropneumonia

[‚plu̇r·ō·nu̇′mō·nyə]
(medicine)
Combined pleurisy and pneumonia.
(veterinary medicine)
An infectious disease of cattle producing pleural and lung inflammation, caused by Mycoplasma species.

Pleuropneumonia

 

a disease in which lesions of a lobe or of several segments of a lung are accompanied by involvement of the pleura in the inflammatory process.

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Diagnosis of contagious caprine pleuropneumonia by detection and identification of Mycoplasma capricolum subsp.

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