bird-fancier's lung


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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-fancier's lung

A form of allergic pneumonia caused by inhaling the dust from dried bird droppings. See also PIGEON-FANCIER'S LUNG.