chemical pneumonia

noun

Medical Definition of chemical pneumonia

: an acute generalized inflammation of the lungs caused by the inhalation of irritating gases or soluble dusts

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“Chemical pneumonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chemical%20pneumonia. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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