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pyopneumothorax

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

Medical Definition of pyopneumothorax

plural

pyopneumothoraxes

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pyopneumothoraces

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  1. :  a collection of pus and air or other gas in the pleural cavity




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