lipid pneumonia

n.

Inflammatory and fibrotic changes in the lungs due to the inhalation of various fatty substances, or due to accumulation in the lungs of endogenous lipid material following the fracture of a bone.

Nearby words

  1. lipemic,
  2. lipetsk,
  3. lipid,
  4. lipid granulomatosis,
  5. lipid histiocytosis,
  6. lipid proteinosis,
  7. lipide,
  8. lipidemia,
  9. lipidosis,
  10. lipids


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