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a process affecting pulmonary tissue and leading to deposition of collagen, either interstitially or in alveolar sacs.
fibrous pneumoniaAn older term for pneumonia with end-stage fibrous scarring, a distinction of uncertain utility.
Pneumonia followed by formation of scar tissue.
See also: pneumonia
fi·brous pneu·mo·ni·a(fībrŭs nū-mōnē-ă)
Process affecting pulmonary tissue and leading to deposition of collagen.