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acute lung injury characterized by coughing and rales; inflammation of the lungs which become stiff and fibrous and cannot exchange oxygen; occurs among persons exposed to irritants such as corrosive chemical vapors or ammonia or chlorine etc. adult respiratory distress syndrome , ARDS , wet lung , white lung
Soviet writer and political dissident whose novels exposed the brutality of Soviet labor camps (born in 1918) Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn , Alexander Isayevich Solzhenitsyn , Solzhenitsyn
(Greek mythology) an Ethiopian princess and daughter of Cassiopeia; she was fastened to a rock and exposed to a sea monster that was sent by Poseidon, but she was rescued by Perseus and became his wife Andromeda
state of being unclothed and exposed (especially of a part of the body) bareness
tough grasses with strong roots that can grow on exposed sandy shores beach grass
protective coating of asphalt and filter used on structural metals that are exposed to weathering bitumastic
outdoor grandstand without a roof; patrons are exposed to the sun as linens are when they are bleached bleachers
blood test in which a sample of serum is exposed to a particular antigen and complement in order to determine whether or not antibodies to that particular antigen are present; used as a diagnostic test complement fixation test
condition of disorientation affecting someone who is suddenly exposed to an unfamiliar culture or way of life or set of attitudes culture shock
technique used in behavior therapy to treat phobias and other behavior problems involving anxiety; client is exposed to the threatening situation under relaxed conditions until the anxiety reaction is extinguished desensitisation procedure , desensitisation technique , desensitization procedure , desensitization technique , systematic desensitisation , systematic desensitization
crystal exposed to air, of a hydrated efflorescing
muckraking United States journalist who exposed bad conditions in mental institutions (1867-1922) Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman , Elizabeth Seaman , Nellie Bly , Seaman
chess piece exposed to possible capture, of a en prise
state of being vulnerable or exposed exposure , vulnerability
water-resistant adhesive tape used to insulate exposed electrical conductors friction tape , insulating tape
hazard to the health of those exposed to it health hazard
stitch in which parallel threads are drawn and exposed threads are caught together in groups hemstitch , hemstitching
state of being exposed to risk or anxiety insecureness
condition of being exposed to radiation irradiation
(medicine) radioactive waste consisting of objects that have been briefly exposed to radioactivity (as in certain medical tests) low-level radioactive waste
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