hyaline membrane disease

n.
a respiratory disease of unknown cause of newborn infants, esp. if premature, characterized by an abnormal membrane of protein lining the alveoli of the lungs

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  • hyaline membrane disease — n. a respiratory disease of unknown cause of newborn infants, esp. if premature, characterized by an abnormal membrane of protein lining the alveoli of the lungs …   English World dictionary

  • hyaline membrane disease — n RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME * * * see respiratory distress syndrome * * * a type of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome in which there is formation of a hyalinelike membrane lining the terminal respiratory passages; extensive atelectasis… …   Medical dictionary

  • hyaline membrane disease — noun an acute lung disease of the newborn (especially the premature newborn); lungs cannot expand because of a wetting agent is lacking; characterized by rapid shallow breathing and cyanosis and the formation of a glassy hyaline membrane over the …   Useful english dictionary

  • hyaline membrane disease. — Pathol. See respiratory distress syndrome. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • hyaline membrane disease — see respiratory distress syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • hyaline membrane disease — see respiratory distress syndrome …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • hyaline membrane disease. — Pathol. See respiratory distress syndrome. [1950 55] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Болезнь Гиалиновых Мембран (Hyaline Membrane Disease) — см. Синдром респираторного дистресса. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Синдром Респираторного Дистресса Новорожденных (Respiratory Distress Syndrome), Болезнь Гиалиновых Мембран (Hyaline Membrane Disease) — состояние новорожденного младенца, при котором его легкие не полностью расширяются в процессе дыхания. Начальное наполнение легких воздухом и их нормальное расширение в процессе дыхания требует наличия специального поверхностно активного вещества …   Медицинские термины

  • Hyaline — The term hyaline (from the Greek ὕαλος ‘glassy’) literally refers to a substance with a glass like appearance. In common medical histopathological usage, hyaline is a substance with a glassy, pink appearance after haematoxylin and eosin staining… …   Wikipedia

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