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synonyms for lung

  • alveolus
  • bronchi
  • pleura
See also synonyms for: lungs
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The heated blankets were used to keep patients’ bodies warm while their lungs breathed in the cold, fresh air.
BEST HEATED THROW BLANKET: BUNDLE UP WITH THESE ELECTRIC BLANKETSPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 11, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The EPA considers particles this size to be a threat to human health because, once inhaled, they can get deep into the lungs.
AIR POLLUTION IN US SUBWAY STATIONS IS DISTURBINGLY HIGHKATE BAGGALEYFEBRUARY 11, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
He died in 1984 of lung cancer at age 56 — a cruel loss for readers and American literature.
‘THE QUEEN’S GAMBIT’ IS A BESTSELLER, BUT ITS AUTHOR, WALTER TEVIS, WAS HARDLY A ONE-HIT WONDERMICHAEL DIRDAFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Even if you still have some virus replicating, but it’s much lower levels or can’t get deep in your lungs, you would also predict that you would have less long-term complications.
COVID-19 VACCINES COULD END THE PANDEMIC BY ELIMINATING SEVERE CASESKATE BAGGALEYJANUARY 29, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
We have these drugs called kinase inhibitors that target specific subsets of lung cancer.
HOW TO FIX THE INCENTIVES IN CANCER RESEARCH (EP. 449)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 28, 2021FREAKONOMICS
She made the shift at the advice of her mother’s doctor — a double lung transplant has put her mother at a higher risk.
TIME TO DOUBLE OR UPGRADE MASKS AS CORONAVIRUS VARIANTS EMERGE, EXPERTS SAYFENIT NIRAPPILJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
People started arriving at hospitals significantly sicker, lungs chewed up with disease.
THE AMAZONIAN CITY THAT HATCHED THE BRAZIL VARIANT HAS BEEN CRUSHED BY ITTERRENCE MCCOY, HELOÍSA TRAIANOJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She fractured her skull, ruptured her lungs and shattered her spine.
THE TRUE STORY BEHIND THE NEW NETFLIX FILM PENGUIN BLOOMANNABEL GUTTERMANJANUARY 27, 2021TIME
That’s when both of the heart’s ventricles—chambers near the bottom of the heart that pull in and push out blood between the lungs and the rest of the body—are too weak to carry out their function.
THIS ARTIFICIAL HEART WILL SOON BE ON THE MARKET IN EUROPEVANESSA BATES RAMIREZJANUARY 20, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
As it became clear Orellana Garcia’s lungs would not get better, his doctors applied to several medical centers for him to receive a lung transplant.
COVID-19 DESTROYED A YOUNG MAN’S LUNGS. CAN HIS FOSTER MOM LET HIM GO?STEVE THOMPSONJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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