rhinopneumonitis

Inflammation of the mucous membranes of the nose and lung. [rhino- + G. pneumon, lung, + -itis, inflammation]

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rhi·no·pneu·mo·ni·tis .rī-nō-.n(y)ü-mə-'nīt-əs n an acute febrile respiratory disease of horses that is caused by two herpesviruses of the genus Varicellovirus (species Equid herpesvirus 1 and Equid herpesvirus 4), that is characterized esp. by rhinopharyngitis and tracheobronchitis, and that sometimes causes abortion in pregnant mares

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rhi·no·pneu·mo·ni·tis (ri″no-noo″mo-niґtis) [rhino- + pneumonitis] inflammation of the nasal and pulmonary mucous membranes.

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