Meaning of pneumobacillus

pneu•mo•ba•cil•lus

Pronunciation: (n"mō-bu-sil'us, ny"-), [key]
— pl. -cil•li
  1. a bacterium, Klebsiella pneumoniae, causing a type of pneumonia and associated with certain other diseases, esp. of the respiratory tract.
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