- Respiratory distress
Respiratory distress may refer to either/both:
- Labored breathing, the physical presentation of respiratory distress
- Shortness of breath or dyspnea - a sensation of respiratory distress
- List of terms of lung size and activity
- Acute respiratory distress syndrome, a serious reaction to various forms of injuries to the lung
- Infant respiratory distress syndrome, a syndrome in premature infants caused by developmental insufficiency of surfactant production and structural immaturity in the lungs
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respiratory distress syndrome — Pathol. 1. Also called hyaline membrane disease. an acute lung disease of the newborn, occurring primarily in premature babies and babies born to ill mothers, characterized by rapid breathing, flaring of the nostrils, inelastic lungs, edema of… … Universalium
respiratory distress syndrome — noun an acute lung disease of the newborn (especially the premature newborn); lungs cannot expand because of a wetting agent is lacking; characterized by rapid shallow breathing and cyanosis and the formation of a glassy hyaline membrane over the … Useful english dictionary
respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn — noun an acute lung disease of the newborn (especially the premature newborn); lungs cannot expand because of a wetting agent is lacking; characterized by rapid shallow breathing and cyanosis and the formation of a glassy hyaline membrane over the … Useful english dictionary
respiratory distress syndrome of newborns — ▪ pathology also called hyaline membrane disease a common complication in infants, especially in premature newborns, characterized by extremely laboured breathing, cyanosis (a bluish tinge to the skin or mucous membranes), and abnormally… … Universalium
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