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-​ How to pronounce hemopneumothorax (audio) \
plural hemopneumothoraxes or hemopneumothoraces\ -​ˈthōr-​ə-​ˌsēz, -​ˈthȯr-​ How to pronounce hemopneumothorax (audio) \

Medical Definition of hemopneumothorax

: 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 21 Jun. 2021.

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