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Medical Term:

Goodpasture syndrome

Pronunciation: gud'pas-tyur

Definition: glomerulonephritis of the anti-basement membrane type associated with or preceded by hemoptysis; the nephritis usually progresses rapidly to produce death from renal failure, and the lungs at autopsy show extensive hemosiderosis or recent hemorrhage.

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