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adult respiratory distress syndrome

noun Pathology.
  1. respiratory distress syndrome(def 2). Abbreviation: ARDS
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adult respiratory distress syndrome in Medicine

adult respiratory distress syndrome

n.
  1. Interstitial and alveolar edema and hemorrhage of the lungs following injury and associated with hyaline membrane, proliferation of collagen fibers, and swollen epithelium.acute respiratory distress syndrome
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