centrilobular emphysema

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centrilobular emphysema

[¦sen·trə′lä·byə·lər ‚em·fə′sē·mə]
(medicine)
A disorder marked by pulmonary inflation, primarily affecting the respiratory bronchioles and usually more severe in the upper lobes.
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