ards definition

  • noun:
    • Plural form of ard.
    • intense lung injury described as coughing and rales; inflammation regarding the lungs which become rigid and fibrous and should not trade oxygen; happens among individuals subjected to irritants particularly corrosive substance vapors or ammonia or chlorine etc.
    • Plural kind of ard.
    • acute lung injury characterized by coughing and rales; inflammation of lungs which become rigid and fibrous and cannot exchange oxygen; takes place among individuals confronted with irritants like corrosive substance vapors or ammonia or chlorine etc.

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