noun[mass noun] Medicine
- Inflammation of the air sacs of the lungs.More example sentences
- 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.