Swyer-James syndrome

[ swīər- ]

n.

Decrease in size of one lung due to obliterating bronchiolitis or some other disorder and resulting in compensatory overinflation of the normal lung.

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Swtz., swum, swung, swung dash, swy, Swyer-James syndrome, sx, Sy, Syal, Sybaris, Sybarite
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