pleuropericarditis pleu·ro·per·i·car·di·tis (plur’ō-pěr’ĭ-kär-dī’tĭs)
Inflammation of the pericardium and the pleura.


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    pleuroperitoneal pleu·ro·per·i·to·ne·al (plur’ō-pěr’ĭ-tn-ē’əl) adj. Relating to the pleura and the peritoneum.

  • Pleuropneumonia

    [ploo r-oh-noo-mohn-yuh, -moh-nee-uh, -nyoo-] /ˌplʊər oʊ nʊˈmoʊn yə, -ˈmoʊ ni ə, -nyʊ-/ noun, Pathology. 1. pleurisy conjoined with . pleuropneumonia pleu·ro·pneu·mo·nia (plur’ō-nu-mōn’yə, -nyu-) n. Inflammation of the pleura and lungs; pneumonia aggravated by pleurisy.

  • Pleuropneumonialike-organism

    [ploo r-oh-noo-mohn-yuh-lahyk, -moh-nee-uh-, -nyoo-, ploo r-] /ˈplʊər oʊ nʊˈmoʊn yəˌlaɪk, -ˈmoʊ ni ə-, -nyʊ-, ˌplʊər-/ noun 1. any antibiotic-resistant mycoplasma causing a form of pneumonia in humans. Abbreviation: PPLO. pleuropneumonialike organism pleu·ro·pneu·mon·ia·like organism (plur’ō-nu-mōn’yə-līk, -nyu-) n. Abbr. PPLO See mycoplasma.

  • Pleuropulmonary

    pleuropulmonary pleu·ro·pul·mo·nar·y (plur’ō-pul’mə-něr’ē, -pŭl’-) adj. Relating to the pleura and the lungs.

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