acute pulmonary alveolitis
acute pulmonary alveolitis n.
Acute inflammation of the pulmonary alveoli resulting in necrosis and hemorrhage into the lungs.
- Acute rhinitis
acute rhinitis acute rhinitis n. See cold.
- Acute situational reaction
acute situational reaction acute situational reaction n. See stress reaction.
- Acute stress disorder
an anxiety disorder marked by dissociative symptoms and occurring within one month of exposure to a traumatic event, which, if persistent, can become posttraumatic stress disorder.
- Acute trypanosomiasis
acute trypanosomiasis acute trypanosomiasis n. See Rhodesian trypanosomiasis.
- Acute tuberculosis
acute tuberculosis acute tuberculosis n. A rapidly fatal disease in which tubercle bacilli are disseminated by the blood, resulting in the formation of miliary tubercles in various organs and tissues and in profound toxemia. Also called acute miliary tuberculosis, disseminated tuberculosis. Historical Examples Its predisposing causes, in all probability, are identical with those of acute […]