variants or chiefly British haemopneumothorax
plural hemopneumothoraxes or hemopneumothoraces -ˈthōr-ə-ˌsēz, -ˈthȯr- How to pronounce hemopneumothorax (audio)
: the accumulation of blood and air in the pleural cavity

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“Hemopneumothorax.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemopneumothorax. Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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