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Noun: atypical pneumonia  ey'ti-pi-kul nû'mown-yu
  1. An acute respiratory disease marked by high fever and coughing; caused by mycoplasma; primarily affecting children and young adults
    - primary atypical pneumonia, mycoplasmal pneumonia

Derived forms: atypical pneumonias

Type of: respiratory disease, respiratory disorder, respiratory illness

Encyclopedia: Atypical pneumonia