postperfusion lung

[pōst′pər-fyōōzhən]

n.

A condition in which abnormal pulmonary function develops in individuals who have undergone cardiac surgery involving the use of an extracorporeal circulation system.

Nearby words

  1. postpartum,
  2. postpartum hemorrhage,
  3. postpartum pituitary necrosis syndrome,
  4. postpartum psychosis,
  5. postpartum tetanus,
  6. postpericardiotomy syndrome,
  7. postpone,
  8. postponement,
  9. postpose,
  10. postposition


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