Medical Definition of Macleod's syndrome
: abnormally increased translucence of one lung usually accompanied by reduction in ventilation and in perfusion with blood
Biographical Note for macleod's syndrome
William Mathieson (1911–1977), British physician. Macleod was a specialist in pulmonology and thoracic medicine. He described the condition now known as Macleod's syndrome in an article published in 1954.
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