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silo-filler's disease

 

Definition: a pulmonary lesion produced by oxides of nitrogen present in fresh silage; in its acute form, it may lead to death from pulmonary edema or may go on to a subacute or chronic proliferative pulmonary disease, sometimes leading to chronic pulmonary invalidism.

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