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pneumocystosis in Medicine

pneumocystosis

(nōō′mō-sĭ-stōsĭs)
n.
  1. Pneumonia that results from infection with Pneumocystis carinii, occurs frequently among immunologically compromised individuals, and is characterized by alveoli filled with a network of acidophilic material that enmeshes the organisms.interstitial plasma cell pneumonia
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