Softening of the lung tissue.
[G. pneumōn, lung, + malakia, softness]
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pneumomalaciaUncertain; an obsolete, nonspecific term for softening of pulmonary tissues, an event which may be secondary to necrosis, infarction, malignancy and others.
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pneumomalacia(nū″mō-mă-lā′shē-ă) [″ + malakia, a softening]
Abnormal softening of the lung.
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