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pulmonary alveolar proteinosis

noun

Medical Definition of PULMONARY ALVEOLAR PROTEINOSIS

:  a chronic disease of the lungs characterized by the filling of the alveoli with proteinaceous material and by the progressive loss of lung function
April 28, 2015
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