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Friedländer pneumonia

Pronunciation: fred'len-der

Definition: a form of pneumonia caused by infection with Klebsiella pneumoniae (Friedländer bacillus), characteristically severe and lobar in distribution.

Synonym(s): Friedländer bacillus pneumonia

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