bronchopulmonary dysplasia

n.

A chronic pulmonary insufficiency resulting from long-term artificial pulmonary ventilation, more common in premature infants than in mature infants.

Nearby words

  1. bronchomycosis,
  2. bronchophony,
  3. bronchoplasty,
  4. bronchopneumonia,
  5. bronchopulmonary,
  6. bronchopulmonary segment,
  7. bronchopulmonary sequestration,
  8. bronchorrhagia,
  9. bronchorrhaphy,
  10. bronchorrhea


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