bird-breeder's lung

bird-breed·er's lung

, bird-fancier's lung
extrinsic allergic alveolitis caused by inhalation of particulate avian emanations; sometimes specified by avian species, for example, pigeon-breeder's lung, budgerigar-breeder's lung.

bird-breed·er's lung

, bird-fancier'slung (bĭrd'brēd-ĕrz lŭng, -fan'sē-ĕrz)
Extrinsic allergic alveolitis caused by inhalation of particulate avian emanations.
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Key words: bird-breeder's lung, bird breeding, cockatiels, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, inspiratory squawk, lung, precipitin antibodies, respiratory sounds.