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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

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.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Vaccination against Enterotoxemia Pleuropneumonia Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia was also done to all the animals.
Jones, "Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia," Technical Series 9, Office of International des Epizootics, Paris, France, 1989.

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