primary atypical pneumonia

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primary atypical pneumonia n.
An acute systemic disease with involvement of the lungs, caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae and marked by high fever and cough. Also called atypical pneumonia, mycoplasmal pneumonia.

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primary atypical pneumonia

noun
an acute respiratory disease marked by high fever and coughing; caused by mycoplasma; primarily affecting children and young adults [syn: atypical pneumonia
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