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Synonyms for adult respiratory distress syndrome

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adult respiratory distress syndrome, ARDS, wet lung, white lung(noun)

    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.

    wet lung, adult respiratory distress syndrome, white lung

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. adult respiratory distress syndrome

    Acute lung injury, adult hyaline membrane disease, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, congestive atelectasis, DaNang lung, post-traumatic pulmonary insufficiency, pump lung, shock lung, stiff lung syndrome, transplant lung, traumatic wet lung, Vietnam lung, wet lung, white lung syndrome


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