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Related to diffuse interstitial pulmonary fibrosis: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, Interstitial lung disease, ILD
the formation of an abnormal amount of fibrous tissue in an organ or part as the result of inflammation, irritation, or healing
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Growth of fibrous connective tissue in an organ or part in excess of that naturally present.
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