adult respiratory dis tress syndrome

adult respiratory distress syndrome

noun Pathology.
respiratory distress syndrome ( def 2 ). Abbreviation: ARDS
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adult respiratory distress syndrome n.

Abbr. ARDS Interstitial and alveolar edema and hemorrhage of the lungs following injury and associated with hyaline membrane, proliferation of collagen fibers, and swollen epithelium.

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