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smog

(smog),
Air pollution characterized by a hazy and often highly irritating atmosphere resulting from a mixture of fog with smoke and other air pollutants.
[smoke + fog]
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smog

Photochemical smog Environment An acronym of smoke and fog caused by combustion of often synthetic materials with production of noxious volatile byproducts; smog mortality ↑ substantially when smoke and SO2 levels exceed 750 µg/m3 Clinical Dyspnea, acute exacerbation of COPD; smog triggers asthmatiform Sx–wheezing and markedly ↑ respiratory effort or, if intense, marked cyanosis–PaO2 < 50 mm Hg; PaCO2 50-100 mm Hg, CHF, cor pulmonale. See Air pollution, Bhopal, Clean Air Act, Particular air pollution, Pollution, Yokohama asthma.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

smog

(smog)
A hazy and often highly irritating atmosphere resulting from a mixture of fog with smoke and other air pollutants.
[smoke + fog]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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