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Definition of Acute respiratory disease

Acute respiratory disease: A sudden condition in which breathing is difficult and the oxygen levels in the blood abruptly drop lower than normal.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=10174
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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