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respiratory distress syndrome

Syllabification: res·pi·ra·to·ry dis·tress syn·drome

Definition of respiratory distress syndrome in English:

noun

Another term for hyaline membrane disease.
Example sentences
  • Other findings may include skin ulcers, sore throat, pleural effusions, pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome, and pericarditis.
  • This cascade of events may lead to primary graft dysfunction, which represents a spectrum of injury ranging from mild pulmonary edema to a clinical picture similar to the acute respiratory distress syndrome.
  • However, pulmonary complications can be significant and include effusion, empyema, pneumothorax, and respiratory distress syndrome.

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