Definition of pleuropneumonia in English:

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pleuropneumonia

Pronunciation: /ˌplo͝orəˌn(y)o͞oˈmōnēə/

noun

Pneumonia complicated with pleurisy.
Example sentences
  • Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia is probably the most important disease threatening cattle production in Africa.
  • After the 1903 drought, cattle diseases such as pleuropneumonia and rinderpest followed behind a disguised increase in tax rates for rural Africans.
  • Pleuropneumonia is a major disease in the Australian pig industry.

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Syllabification: pleu·ro·pneu·mo·nia

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