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hyperinflation

 [hi″per-in-fla´shun]
excessive inflation or expansion, as of the lungs; overinflation.

hy·per·in·fla·tion

(hī'pĕr-in-flā'shŭn),
Overdistention of airways and alveoli, sometimes leading to emphysema, caused by obstructive lung disease; occurs reversibly with asthma, and can occur locally with aspiration of a foreign body with a subsequent ball-valve phenomenon.
[hyper- + inflation]

hy·per·in·fla·tion

(hī'pĕr-in-flā'shŭn)
Overdistention of pulmonary alveoli with air as a result of local or general airway obstruction.

hy·per·in·fla·tion

(hī'pĕr-in-flā'shŭn)
Overdistention of airways and alveoli, sometimes leading to emphysema, caused by obstructive lung disease.
[hyper- + inflation]

hyperinflation

excessive inflation or expansion, as of the lungs; overinflation.
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