wet lung


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Noun1.wet lung - acute lung injury characterized by coughing and raleswet lung - 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.
respiratory disease, respiratory disorder, respiratory illness - a disease affecting the respiratory system
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This concentration of ABs would equate to 4000 ABs/gm wet lung, which is 200 times the upper limit of the range of 0-20 ABs/gm of wet lung observed by Roggli and Sanders in their laboratory among patients with no history of asbestos exposure [6].
One of the more serious health concerns from 'JUULing' is "wet lung." According to the American Lung Association, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) or more commonly known as "wet lung" is a rapidly progressive disease, the main complication is that fluid leaks into the lung making it difficult or impossible to breathe.
The main gross pathologic findings were (in various degrees) enlarged liver (n = 38; 46%), dilated intestines (n = 30; 37%), and reddish wet lung (n = 22; 27%).
After measuring the wet lung weight, tissues were incubated in a 70[degrees]C incubator for 72 h to gain the dry weight.
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a rapidly progressive and life-threatening disease process (Blahd, 2016) also known as acute lung injury, non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema, stiff lung, and wet lung. Pulmonary gas exchange becomes severely compromised because of insult to the alveolar-capillary membrane (Gulanick & Myers, 2017).
Pulmonary congestion, also known as pulmonary edema and wet lung, is (https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pulmonary-edema/basics/definition/con-20022485) a common medical complication that affects more than 200,000 people annually.