Mucus impaction | definition of mucus impaction by Medical dictionary
filling of the proximal bronchi and the bronchioles, with mucus.
mu·cus im·pac·tion (myūkŭs im-pakshŭn)
Filling of the proximal bronchi and bronchioles with mucus.
References in periodicals archive
This is the first known case report of ventral pouch hemorrhage and necrosis secondary to mucus impaction
in a marabou stork.
Cystic fibrosis is a chronic disease characterized by progressive loss of pulmonary function due to infection and mucus impaction
leading to destruction of the conductive airways and lung parenchyma.