Medical Dictionary

hemopneumothorax

noun he·mo·pneu·mo·tho·rax
variants: or chiefly British

haemopneumothorax

\ˌhē-mə-ˌn(y)ü-mə-ˈthō(ə)r-ˌaks, -ˈthȯ(ə)r-\play

Medical Definition of hemopneumothorax

plural

hemopneumothoraxes

or

hemopneumothoraces

\-ˈthōr-ə-ˌsēz, -ˈthȯr-\play
  1. :  the accumulation of blood and air in the pleural cavity


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