pulmonary adenomatosis


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pul·mo·nar·y ad·e·no·ma·to·sis

a neoplastic disease in which the alveoli and distal bronchi are filled with mucus and mucus-secreting columnar epithelial cells; characterized by abundant, extremely tenacious sputum, chills, fever, cough, dyspnea, and pleuritic pain.
A chronic and contagious disease of the lungs in sheep and goats, first described in South Africa, which evokes lung tumour formation
Aetiology Ovine retrovirus—Jaagsiekte sheep retrovirus

pul·mo·nar·y ad·e·no·ma·to·sis

(pul'mŏ-nār-ē ad'ĕ-nō'mă-tō'sis)
A neoplastic disease in which the alveoli and distal bronchi are filled with mucus and mucus-secreting columnar epithelial cells; characterized by abundant, extremely tenacious sputum, chills, fever, cough, dyspnea, and pleuritic pain.
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