Definition of Primary atypical pneumonia
1. Noun. An acute respiratory disease marked by high fever and coughing; caused by mycoplasma; primarily affecting children and young adults.
Generic synonyms: Respiratory Disease, Respiratory Disorder, Respiratory Illness
Specialized synonyms: Ornithosis, Parrot Fever, Psittacosis
Lexicographical Neighbors of Primary Atypical Pneumonia
Literary usage of Primary atypical pneumonia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"Cole in his discussion of acute pulmonary infections (De Lamar Lectures 1927-28) emphasized the importance of primary atypical pneumonia in adults (see ..."
2. by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"In 1962, the etiologic agent of cold-agglutinin-positive primary atypical pneumonia was identified as a my- ..."