hemothorax

noun
he·​mo·​tho·​rax
variants: or chiefly British haemothorax \ ˌhē-​mə-​ˈthō(ə)r-​ˌaks, -​ˈthȯ(ə)r-​ How to pronounce hemothorax (audio) \
plural hemothoraxes or hemothoraces\ -​ˈthōr-​ə-​ˌsēz, -​ˈthȯr-​ How to pronounce hemothorax (audio) \

Medical Definition of hemothorax

: blood in the pleural cavity

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“Hemothorax.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemothorax. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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