pleuropneumonia

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pleuropneumonia

 [ploor″o-noo-mo´nyah]
1. pneumonia accompanied by pleurisy; called also pneumopleuritis.
2. an infectious disease of cattle, combining pneumonia and pleurisy, due to Mycoplasma mycoides; see also pleuropneumonia-like organisms.

pleuropneumonia

/pleu·ro·pneu·mo·nia/ (-ndbobr-mo´ne-ah) pleurisy complicated by pneumonia.

pleuropneumonia

(plo͝or′ō-no͝o-mōn′yə, -nyo͝o-)
n.
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.

pleuropneumonia

[ploo͡r′ōno̅o̅mō′nē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, pleura + pneumon, lung
1 a combination of pleurisy and pneumonia.
2 an infection of cattle resulting in inflammation of both the pleura and lungs, caused by microorganisms of the Mycoplasma group. See also pleuropneumonia-like organism.

pleuropneumonia

pneumonia accompanied by pleurisy.

contagious bovine pleuropneumonia
see contagious bovine pleuropneumonia.
contagious caprine pleuropneumonia
see contagious caprine/ovine pleuropneumonia.
porcine pleuropneumonia
a highly contagious disease of pigs caused by Actinobacillus (Haemophilus) pleuropneumoniae (parahaemolyticus) and characterized by severe dyspnea, and a short course and high mortality rates.