hemothorax

noun

he·​mo·​tho·​rax
variants or chiefly British haemothorax
plural hemothoraxes or hemothoraces -ˈthōr-ə-ˌsēz, -ˈthȯr- How to pronounce hemothorax (audio)
: 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 29 May. 2024.

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