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pneumonia alba

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noun pneumonia al·ba \-ˈal-bə\

Medical Definition of pneumonia alba

  1. :  a fatal congenital disorder that results from prenatal syphilis and is characterized by extremely pale, fibrotic, and nearly airless lungs




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