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    adult respiratory distress syndrome

    adult respiratory distress syndrome - Dictionary definition and meaning for word adult respiratory distress syndrome

    Definition
    (noun) acute lung injury characterized by coughing and rales; inflammation of the lungs which become stiff and fibrous and cannot exchange oxygen; occurs among persons exposed to irritants such as corrosive chemical vapors or ammonia or chlorine etc.
    Synonyms : ards , wet lung , white lung
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