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Definition of alveolitis in English:
noun[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the air sacs of the lungs.
- The authors concluded that inflammatory alveolitis might have been present in severely exposed subjects.
- This second group was further subdivided into conditions that are part of a systemic disease or fibrosing alveolitis (defined as pulmonary disease only).
- In contrast, fibrosing alveolitis is a disease that starts in the periphery of the lung.
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