interstitial pneumonia

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interstitial pneumonia

[¦in·tər¦stish·əl nə′mō·nē·ə]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the lungs, particularly the stroma, including peribronchial tissue and interalveolar septa.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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