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

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“Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pulmonary%20alveolar%20proteinosis. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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