aspiration pneumonia

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Related to gastric juice aspiration syndrome: pulmonary acid aspiration syndrome, acid aspiration syndrome
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Noun1.aspiration pneumonia - inflammation of the lungs caused by inhaling or choking on vomitus; may occur during unconsciousness (anesthesia or drunkenness or seizure or cardiac arrest)
bronchial pneumonia, bronchopneumonia - pneumonia characterized by acute inflammation of the walls of the bronchioles