adult respiratory distress syndrome
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Related to adult respiratory distress syndrome: acute renal failure, bronchiectasis, emphysema, pneumothorax, sepsis, pulmonary edema, Acute Respiratory Failure, disseminated intravascular coagulation
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|Noun||1.||adult respiratory distress syndrome - 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.|