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coin lesion of lungs in Medicine

coin lesion of lungs

(koin)
n.
  1. Any of various solitary, round, circumscribed shadows appearing in radiographic examinations of the lungs that are believed to be caused by tuberculosis, carcinoma, cysts, infarcts, or vascular anomalies.
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