Medical Dictionary

chylothorax

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

Medical Definition of chylothorax

plural

chylothoraxes

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chylothoraces

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


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