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hydropneumothorax

noun hy·dro·pneu·mo·tho·rax \ ˌhī-drə-ˌn(y)ü-mə-ˈthō(ə)r-ˌaks, -ˈthȯ(ə)r- \

medical Definition of hydropneumothorax

plural hydropneumothoraxes or hydropneumothoraces play \-ˈthōr-ə-ˌsēz, -ˈthȯr-\
: the presence of gas and serous fluid in the pleural cavity called also pneumohydrothorax

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