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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