chylopneumothorax

noun

chy·​lo·​pneu·​mo·​tho·​rax -ˌn(y)ü-mə-ˈthō(ə)r-ˌaks, -ˈthȯ(ə)r- How to pronounce chylopneumothorax (audio)
plural chylopneumothoraxes or chylopneumothoraces -ˈthōr-ə-ˌsēz, -ˈthȯr- How to pronounce chylopneumothorax (audio)
: the presence of air and chyle in the pleural cavity

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“Chylopneumothorax.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chylopneumothorax. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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