[ nōō′mə-nō-pĕk′sē, nu-mō′nə- ]
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Surgical fixation of the lung by suturing the costal and pulmonary pleurae or by causing their adhesion.
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If autumn is your ideal season, spice up your repertoire of "fall" vocabulary with this quiz on some warm and vivid descriptive words for the season.
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Which of the following words means “to make a crackling sound; crackle”?
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