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Definition of the noun alveolitis

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noun - plural: -

  1. inflammation in the socket of a tooth; sometimes occurs after a tooth is extracted and a blood clot fails to form
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of alveolitis: dry socket
    • more generic words: inflammation / redness / rubor = a response of body tissues to injury or irritation
  2. inflammation of the alveoli in the lungs caused by inhaling dust; with repeated exposure the condition may become chronic

Alternative definition of the noun alveolitis

noun

  1. [medicine] An inflammation of the alveoli in the lungs.
  2. [medicine] An inflammation of a dental alveolus (tooth socket).

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Google previewHunter's Diseases of Occupations, Tenth Edition (2010)

by Peter J Baxter, Tar-Ching Aw, Anne Cockcroft, Paul Durrington, J Malcolm Harrington

As extrinsicallergic alveolitis is a diffuse parenchymal disease, the diffusion capacity of the lungs is typically reduced (both DLco and Kco). With a mild form of the disease, arterial blood gases show hypoxia only in relation to exercise, while in ...

Google previewAutoimmune Aspects of Lung Disease (2012)

by D.A. Isenberg, S. Spiro

Macrophage alveolitis is a common finding in HIV-infected patients 2.2.2 ...

Google previewPathology of Infectious Diseases (2014)

A Volume in the Series: Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology by Gary W. Procop, Bobbi Pritt

Extrinsic allergic alveolitis is a condition that may develop in individuals exposed to large quantities of Aspergillus conidia such as in workers handling moldy grain .

Google previewBasic Pharmacology (2015)

by R W Foster

Fibrosing alveolitis is an adverse effect ('busulphan lung) peculiar to this agent. Tumour cells may become resistant to alkylating agents with time, perhaps as a result of enhanced DNA repair mechanisms (animal studies indicate that agents ...

Google previewRheumatology Secrets (2014)

by Sterling West

Classically, a lymphocytic alveolitis is the first step in pathogenesis. Antigen(s) are processed and presented by antigen presenting cells (type II alveolar epithelial cells, alveolar macrophages, and dendritic cells) bearing human leucocyte ...

Google previewReview Questions and Answers for Dental Assisting - Elsevieron VitalSource (2013)

by Mosby, Betty Ladley Finkbeiner

Alveolitis is the premature loss of a blood clot after extraction. Periodontitis is an inflammatory disease affecting the periodontium.

Google previewTextbook of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Vols 1 and 2 (2011)

by SK Jindal, PS Shankar, Suhail Raoof, Dheeraj Gupta

Hypersensitivity pneumonitis also known as extrinsic allergic alveolitis is an interstitial lung disease caused by immunological response to inhalation of organic substances and certain inorganic ...

Google previewHandbook of Pharmacy Healthcare (2002)

Diseases and Patient Advice by Robin J. Harman, Pamela Mason

Fibrosing alveolitis Definition and aetiology Fibrosing alveolitis is a syndrome characterised by inflammation and fibrosis of the alveoli, and Pulmonary embolism and infarction (see Embolism and venous thrombosis, Section 9.1.1) Pulmonary ...

Google previewHistopathology Specimens (2012)

Clinical, Pathological and Laboratory Aspects by Derek C. Allen, Iain R. Cameron

Immune-mediated lung diseases: Extrinsic allergic alveolitis is a chronic granulomatous disease of the lungs due to inhalation of organic dusts, e.g., farmer's lung, bird – fancier's lung, mushroom worker's lung. Upper lobes are more severely ...

Google previewReview Questions and Answers for Dental Assisting - Revised Reprint (2015)

by Mosby, Betty Ladley Finkbeiner

Alveolitis is the premature loss of a blood clot after extraction. Periodontitis is an inflammatory disease affecting the periodontium.

Google previewRespiratory Medicine (2005)

An Asian Perspective by Mary Ip, Moira Chan-Yeung, Wah Kit Lam, Nan Shan Zhong

Extrinsic allergic alveolitis is a disease characterized by immunologically- mediated response of the bronchioles and alveoli to the inhalational exposures to organic dusts and vapours (115). The same allergenic agents (e.g. isocyanates) ...

Google previewOccupational Therapy in Oncology and Palliative Care (2013)

by Jill Cooper

Fibrosing alveolitis is a progressive inflammatory condition resulting in diffuse alveolar damage and fibrosis (hardening) of lung tissue. Granulomatous refers to new growth made up of tissues that grow over any raw surface as the first step in ...

Google previewMedicine (2007)

by Paul O'Neill, Tim Dornan, David W. Denning

Cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis is a disease of unknown aetiology which typically occurs in middle age. It is more common in males. The pathological features are an inflammatory response within the alveoli. Polymorph leucocytes predominate ...

Google previewFundamental Toxicology for Chemists (1996)

by John H. Duffus, Howard G. J. Worth

Allergic Alveolitis Extrinsic allergic alveolitis is an inflammation of the respiratory units of the lung caused by specific inhaled allergens. It can be caused by sensitization to many organic dusts, mainly fungal spores, e.g. farmer's lung and malt ...

Google previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

Chronic inflammation of the walls of the alveoli of the lungs is usually caused by inhaled organic dusts (extrinsic allergic alveolitis; see BIRDFANCIER'S LUNG, FARMER'S LUNG) but may occur spontaneously (cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis, ...

Google previewBlack's Medical Dictionary (2005)

by Bloomsbury Publishing

Alveolitis 27 the adult – in patients with liver cancer, for example.

Extrinsic allergic alveolitis is the condition induced by the lungs becoming allergic (see ALLERGY) to various factors or substances. It includes ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

See also alveolitis, cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis, interstitial pneumonia. fibrosis /fƯbrǀމsis/ >/, fibra + Gk, osis, condition], 1. a proliferation of fibrous connective tissue. The process occurs normally in the formation of scar tissue to replace ...

Google previewAmerican Medical Association Concise Medical Encyclopedia (2006)

by Martin S. Lipsky, M.D.

ALVEOLITIS 27 Complementary medicine combines alternative therapies with techniques used by conventional medical practitioners. Massage therapy, bodywork, and MEDITATION are examples ol techniques that may ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

alveolitis allergy n. A condition in which the body has an exaggerated response to a substance (e.g. material, food, or drugs). Latex allergy is particularly significant in healthcare workers. In dentistry, allergy to metals such as nickel, copper, ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

See also alveolitis. fibrosis /fībrō′′sis/ [L, fibra + Gk, osis, condition], 1. a proliferation of fibrous connective tissue that occurs normally in the formation of scar tissue to replace tissue lost Subserosal Submucosal Intramural fibrosis of the lungs ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

See also alveolitis. fibrosis /fībrō′′sis/ [L, fibra + Gk, osis, condition], 1. a proliferation of fibrous connective tissue that occurs normally in the formation of scar tissue to replace tissue lost Subserosal Submucosal Intramural fibrosis of the lungs ...

Google previewBlack's Student Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Harvey Marcovitch

Alveolitis Inflammation of the alveoli, the terminal air sacs (see ALVEOLUS) of the lungs, caused by an allergic reaction.

Extrinsic allergic alveolitis is the condition induced by the lungs becoming allergic (see ALLERGY) to various factors or ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Parasitology: A-M (2008)

by Heinz Mehlhorn, Horst Aspöck

Pig, dog Small intestine, larvae migrate through lungs Light coughing Transitory eosinophilic alveolitis and bronchiolitis Strongylida Aelurostrongylus abstrusus 1 Cat Terminal bronchioles Occasionally coughing, sneezing, oculo- nasal ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Imaging (2008)

by Albert L. Baert

Organic dust Moldy hay, straw, and grain Type of disease Farmer's lung Lung reaction Extrinsic allergic alveolitis Acute, subacute, and chronic forms; in acute form complete recovery might be possible; in subacute and chronic forms, fibrosis of ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Alveolitis. (See 'FARMER'S LUNG'; 'BROKEN WIND'; ALLERGY.) Exuberant. Excessive production of a material, and usually refers to excessive multiplication of cells. Exudate. A fluid which seeps into a body cavity or the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety: Guides, indexes, directory (1998)

by Jeanne Mager Stellman

allergic alveolitis in animal handling 103.7 alveolar ...

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