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Medical Term:

Chlamydia pneumoniae

 

Definition: a species first isolated in 1986 and currently recognized as a common cause of pneumonia, bronchitis, rhinosinusitis, and pharyngitis in both adults and children.

Synonym(s): TWAR

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