pulmonary edema

n.

Edema of the lungs usually due to mitral stenosis or left ventricular failure.

Nearby words

  1. pulmonary artery,
  2. pulmonary atresia,
  3. pulmonary capillary wedge pressure,
  4. pulmonary circulation,
  5. pulmonary dysmaturity syndrome,
  6. pulmonary embolism,
  7. pulmonary emphysema,
  8. pulmonary hamartoma,
  9. pulmonary hypertension,
  10. pulmonary insufficiency


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