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pneu•mo•ba•cil•lus



Pronunciation: (nOO"mō-bu-sil'us, nyOO"-), [key]
n.,
pl. -cil•liPronunciation: (-sil'ī). [key]

a bacterium, Klebsiella pneumoniae, causing a type of pneumonia and associated with certain other diseases, esp. of the respiratory tract.

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pneumo-pneumococcus

 

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