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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.
The numerical value of pulmonary atelectasis in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of pulmonary atelectasis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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