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lipid pneumonia

lipid pneumonia in Medicine

lipid pneumonia or lipoid pneumonia
n.
Inflammatory and fibrotic changes in the lungs due to the inhalation of various fatty substances, or due to accumulation in the lungs of endogenous lipid material following the fracture of a bone.

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