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Medical Term:

gray infiltration


Definition: a term sometimes used for the relatively rapidly formed, semisolid, gray or gray-white exudate (chiefly necrotic cells and remnants of tissue, and macrophages) resulting from unusually acute, overwhelming, diffuse tuberculous infection in the lung.

Synonym(s): gelatinous infiltration

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