Definitions for pulmonary atelectasis
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word pulmonary atelectasis
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Absence of air in the entire or part of a lung, such as an incompletely inflated neonate lung or a collapsed adult lung. Pulmonary atelectasis can be caused by airway obstruction, lung compression, fibrotic contraction, or other factors.
Find a translation for the pulmonary atelectasis definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these pulmonary atelectasis definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"pulmonary atelectasis." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 27 Apr. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/pulmonary atelectasis>.