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aeroatelectasis (s) (noun) (no pl)
A partial collapse of the lungs: An aeroatelectasis is a reversible, airless state of lung tissue that is only partly affected and most likely to occur in pilots exposed to high G forces, breathing 100% oxygen, and wearing an anti-G suit.

An aeroaterlectasis can also be an abnormal distension and, usually, lengthening of an artery.

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