pneumonia alba

noun
pneumonia al·​ba | \ -ˈal-bə How to pronounce pneumonia alba (audio) \

Medical Definition of pneumonia alba

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

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“Pneumonia alba.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pneumonia%20alba. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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