Definition of Mycoplasmal pneumonia

1. Noun. An acute respiratory disease marked by high fever and coughing; caused by mycoplasma; primarily affecting children and young adults.




Medical Definition of Mycoplasmal pneumonia

1. An acute systemic disease with involvement of the lungs, caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae and marked by high fever, cough, relatively few physical signs, and scattered densities on X-rays; usually associated with development of cold agglutinins and antibodies to the bacteria. Synonym: atypical pneumonia, Eaton agent pneumonia, mycoplasmal pneumonia. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mycoplasmal Pneumonia

mycophenolic
mycophenolic acid
mycophile
mycophiles
mycoplasm
mycoplasma
mycoplasma infections
mycoplasma mycoides
mycoplasma pneumonia
mycoplasma pneumonia of pigs
mycoplasma pneumoniae
mycoplasmal
mycoplasmal pneumonia (current term)
mycoplasmas
mycoplasmata
mycoplasmataceae
mycoplasmatales
mycoplasmatales infections
mycoplasmic
mycoplasms
mycoprotein
mycoproteins
mycopus
mycoremediation
mycoremediations
mycorhiza
mycorhizae

Literary usage of Mycoplasmal pneumonia

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1. Code of Federal Regulations by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"For reduction in the severity of swine mycoplasmal pneumonia caused by Myco- plasma hyopneumoniae.. (3) Lincomycin may also be used in combination with: (i) ..."

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