(?), n. [Pleuro- + pneumonia.] (Med.) Inflammation of the pleura and lungs; a combination of pleurisy and pneumonia, esp. a kind of contagions and fatal lung plague of cattle.
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(?), n. pl [NL., fr. Gr. side + wing.] (Zol.) A group of Isectivora, including the colugo.
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(?), n. [NL. See Pleuro-, and Sigma.] (Bot.) A genus of diatoms of elongated elliptical shape, but having the sides slightly curved in the form of a letter S. Pleurosigma angulatum has very fine striations, and is a favorite object for testing the high powers of microscopes.
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(?), n.;
pl. L. Pleurostea (#), E. -ons (#).
[NL., fr. Gr. a rib + a bone.] (Anat.) The antero-lateral piece which articulates the sternum of birds.
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(?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. pleyro`qen from the side + to`nos a stretching.] (Med.) A species of tetanus, in which the body is curved laterally. Quain. Dunglison.
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(?), n.;
pl. L. Pleurotom (#), E. Pleurotomas (#).
[NL., fr. Gr. the side + tomh` a cut.] (Zol.) Any marine gastropod belonging to Pleurotoma, and ether allied genera of the family Pleurotmid. The species are very numerous, especially in tropical seas. The outer lip has usually a posterior notch or slit.
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