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hydropneumothorax

noun hy·dro·pneu·mo·tho·rax
\ˌhī-drə-ˌn(y)ü-mə-ˈthō(ə)r-ˌaks, -ˈth(ə)r-\
plural hy·dro·pneu·mo·tho·rax·es or hy·dro·pneu·mo·tho·ra·ces \-ˈthōr-ə-ˌsēz, -ˈthr-\

Medical Definition of HYDROPNEUMOTHORAX

:  the presence of gas and serous fluid in the pleural cavity—called also pneumohydrothorax

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