Definition of pleuropneumonia in English:


Line breaks: pleuro|pneu¦mo¦nia
Pronunciation: /ˌplʊərə(ʊ)njuːˈməʊnɪə


[mass noun]
Pneumonia complicated with pleurisy.
More 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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