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Term:pulmonary hyaline membrane formation
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Accession:MP:0011018 term browser browse the term
Definition:abnormal presence of an eosinophilic hyaline (glass-like) material composed of fibrin, proteinaceous exudate and cellular debris, and lining or filling the alveoli, alveolar ducts and bronchioles; hyaline membranes block gas exchange and are usually found at autopsy in individuals that have died of respiratory distress syndrome in the neonatal stages

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  mammalian phenotype 4922
    respiratory system phenotype 15
      abnormal respiratory system morphology 15
        abnormal lung morphology 12
          pulmonary hyaline membrane formation 0
            increased susceptibility to pulmonary hyaline membrane formation 0
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