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pulmonary dysmaturity syndrome

n.
  1. A respiratory disorder occurring in premature infants incapable of normal pulmonary ventilation; the lungs contain widespread focal emphysematous blebs and the parenchyma has thickened alveolar walls.Wilson-Mikity syndrome
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