Medical Dictionary


noun oleo·tho·rax \-ˈthō(ə)r-ˌaks, -ˈth(ə)r-\
plural oleo·tho·rax·es or oleo·tho·ra·ces \-ˈthōr-ə-ˌsēz, -ˈthr-\

Medical Definition of OLEOTHORAX

:  a state in which oil is present in the pleural cavity usually as a result of injection—compare pneumothorax


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