Pneumonia

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severe respiratory disease of birds that takes the form of an acute rapidly fatal pneumonia in young chickens and turkeys aspergillosis , brooder pneumonia
pneumonia characterized by acute inflammation of the walls of the bronchioles bronchial pneumonia , bronchopneumonia
acidosis resulting from reduced gas exchange in the lungs (as in emphysema or pneumonia); excess carbon dioxide combines with water to form carbonic acid which increases the acidity of the blood carbon dioxide acidosis , respiratory acidosis
sudden expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages; a common symptom of upper respiratory infection or bronchitis or pneumonia or tuberculosis cough , coughing
crackling sound heard on auscultation when patients with respiratory diseases inhale; associated with tuberculosis and pneumonia and congestive heart failure crepitation rale
bacterium causing pneumonia in mice and humans Diplococcus pneumoniae , pneumococcus
lobar pneumonia involving both lungs double pneumonia
9th President of the United States; caught pneumonia during his inauguration and died shortly after (1773-1841) Harrison , President Harrison , President William Henry Harrison , William Henry Harrison
acute infectious disease characterized by pneumonia and blood infection hemorrhagic septicemia , pasteurellosis
pneumonia occurring in infants or in persons with impaired immune systems (as AIDS victims) interstitial plasma cell pneumonia , pneumocystis carinii pneumonia , pneumocystis pneumonia , pneumocytosis
bacterial pneumonia Legionnaire's disease
acute (sometimes fatal) lobar pneumonia caused by bacteria of a kind first recognized after an outbreak of the disease at an American Legion convention in Philadelphia in 1976; characterized by fever and muscle and chest pain and headache and chills and a Legionnaires' disease
pneumonia affecting one or more lobes of the lung; commonly due to streptococcal infection lobar pneumonia
any of a group of small parasitic bacteria that lack a cell walls and can survive without oxygen; can cause pneumonia and urinary tract infection mycoplasma
atypical pneumonia caused by a rickettsia microorganism and transmitted to humans from infected birds ornithosis , parrot fever , psittacosis
pleurisy and pneumonia pleuropneumonia
mycoplasma resistant to antibiotics that causes a kind of pneumonia in humans pleuropneumonialike organism , PPLO
pneumonia caused by bacteria of the genus pneumococcus pneumococcal pneumonia
paramyxovirus that forms syncytia in tissue culture and that is responsible for severe respiratory diseases such as bronchiolitis and bronchial pneumonia (especially in children) respiratory syncytial virus
deadly form of septicemia in cattle and sheep; involves high fever and pneumonia; contracted under conditions of exposure or exhaustion (as often happens when the animals are shipped to market) shipping fever , shipping pneumonia
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