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hydropneumothorax

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noun hy·dro·pneu·mo·tho·rax \ˌhī-drə-ˌn(y)ü-mə-ˈthō(ə)r-ˌaks, -ˈthȯ(ə)r-\

Medical Definition of hydropneumothorax

plural

hydropneumothoraxes

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hydropneumothoraces

\-ˈthōr-ə-ˌsēz, -ˈthȯr-\play
  1. :  the presence of gas and serous fluid in the pleural cavity—called also pneumohydrothorax




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