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folded lung syndrome

folded lung syndrome in Medicine

folded lung syndrome fold·ed lung syndrome (fōl'dĭd)
n.
Collapse of part of the lung caught between shrinking fibrous pleura scars, which sometimes results from pleural asbestosis. Also called round atelectasis.

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