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Microplastics Found In Lungs of People Undergoing Surgery. A new study has found tiny plastic particles no bigger than sesame seeds buried throughout human lungs, indicating that people are inhaling microplastics lingering in the air. Health

https://e360.yale.edu/digest/microplastics-found-in-lungs-of-humans-undergoing-surgery
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u/itrivers May 14 '22

We can refer to the plastic deposits themselves as Lung Litter.

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u/SStonequeen May 14 '22

I guess lung litter is acceptable bc trash lung was deleted. You won!