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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: pro-fyu'zhun

Definition: A score reflecting the number of visible lesions in a region on chest radiographs of individuals with pneumoconiosis.

See: International Classification of Radiographs of the Pneumoconioses

[L. profusio, a pouring forth, fr. profundo, to pour forth]

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