Definition of pleuropneumonia in English:


Syllabification: pleu·ro·pneu·mo·nia
Pronunciation: /ˌplo͝orəˌn(y)o͞oˈmōnyə


  • Pneumonia complicated with pleurisy.
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    • 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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