popcorn lung

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

popcorn +‎ lung. So called because an outbreak at a popcorn factory led to the recommendation of respiratory protection for all workers in microwave popcorn production.

Noun[edit]

popcorn lung (uncountable)

  1. (medicine, colloquial) bronchiolitis obliterans

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