Loeffler&’s syndrome
Acute but mild and self-limiting eosinophilic pneumonia.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • loeffler's syndrome — ˈleflə(r)z noun also loeffler s pneumonia Usage: usually capitalized L Etymology: after Wilhelm Löffler b1887 Swiss physician : a mild pneumonitis marked by transitory pulmonary infiltration and eosinophilia and usually considered to be basically …   Useful english dictionary

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