pleuropneumonia definition

  • noun:
    • Inflammation of this pleura and lung area; pneumonia frustrated by pleurisy.
    • An infectious febrile condition of cattle, due to a mycoplasma and characterized by inflammation of the pleura and lung area.
    • infection associated with the pleura and lungs; a combination of pleurisy and pneumonia, specially some sort of infectious and deadly lung plague of cattle
    • swelling of pleura and lungs; a mixture of pleurisy and pneumonia, esp. a type of contagions and fatal lung plague of cattle.
    • a particular infectious disease, distinct to cattle, impacting the lung area in addition to pleura, said to be brought on by some form of micro-organism.
    • In medicine, pleurisy coupled with pneumonia.
    • pleurisy and pneumonia

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