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bird-breeder's lung


Definition: extrinsic allergic alveolitis caused by inhalation of particulate avian emanations; sometimes specified by avian species, pigeon-breeder's lung, budgerigar-breeder's lung.

Synonym(s): bird-breeder's disease

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