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alveolitis

Line breaks: al¦ve¦ol|itis
Pronunciation: /ˌalvɪə(ʊ)ˈlʌɪtɪs/

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Definition of alveolitis in English:

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the air sacs of the lungs.

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