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A localized collection of pus buried in tissues, organs, or confined spaces.


Chronic respiratory failure associated with various acute pulmonary injuries.


Cessation of breathing.




This is a condition that is marked by recurrent attacks


A paroxysm is a sudden recurrence or intensification of symptoms.


Incomplete expansion of a lung, a shrunken or airless lung.


An irreversible chronic dilation of the bronchi that is usually accompanied by infection.

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