pneumobacillus[no̵̅o̅′mō bə sil′əs, nyo̵̅o̅′-]
a bacillus (Klebsiella pneumoniae) associated with one form of pneumonia
Origin of pneumobacillusModL: see pneumo- and amp; bacillus
A nonmotile, gram-negative bacterium (Klebsiella pneumoniae) that causes a severe form of pneumonia and is associated with other respiratory infections. Also called Friedl&adie;nder's bacillus.