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chylothorax

noun chy·lo·tho·rax \ -ˈthō(ə)r-ˌaks, -ˈthȯ(ə)r- \

medical Definition of chylothorax

plural chylothoraxes or chylothoraces play \-ˈthōr-ə-ˌsēz, -ˈthȯr-\
: an effusion of chyle or chylous fluid into the thoracic cavity

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