Synonyms and Antonyms for hyaline-membrane-disease

1. hyaline membrane disease (n.)

an acute lung disease of the newborn (especially the premature newborn); lungs cannot expand because of a wetting agent is lacking; characterized by rapid shallow breathing and cyanosis and the formation of a glassy hyaline membrane over the alveoli

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2. membrane-forming (adj.)

characterized by formation of a membrane (or something resembling a membrane)

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3. membrane (n.)

a thin pliable sheet of material

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6. hyaline (adj.)

resembling glass in transparency or translucency

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7. hyaline (n.)

a glassy translucent substance that occurs in hyaline cartilage or in certain skin conditions

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