- Aspiration pneumonia
- Infection of the lungs due to aspiration (the sucking in of food particles or fluids into the
* * *pneumonia due to the entrance of foreign matter, such as food particles or oral secretions, into the respiratory passages or lungs. Called also deglutition p. and inhalation p.
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