Farmer's lung: Introduction
Farmer's lung: A condition that affects farmers who are exposed to mouldy hay or crops. The lungs become inflamed due to a hypersensitivity reaction to the exposure.
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Definitions of Farmer's lung:
Systemic and pulmonary reactions resulting from inhalation of dust from moldy hay, threshing dust, or moldy straw, by persons who have become hypersensitive to antigens in the dust; most often associated with inhalation of spores of Micromonospora faeni or Thermoactinomyces vulgaris.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Alveolitis caused by an allergic reaction to fungal spores in the dust that is inhaled from moldy hay
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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