Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia or Respiratory Insufficiency - Glossary

Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Sep 12, 2018
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Glossary

Bronchopulmonary: Concerning the airways (bronchi) and lungs (pulmonary)

Dysplasia: Abnormal development

Inflammation: Response of tissues to injurious agent or infection

Chronic: Longstanding

Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS): An acute lung disease present at birth, which usually affects; premature babies. Without treatment the baby will die in a few days

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