oleothorax

noun
oleo·​tho·​rax | \ -ˈthō(ə)r-ˌaks, -ˈthȯ(ə)r- \
plural oleothoraxes or oleothoraces\ -​ˈthōr-​ə-​ˌsēz, -​ˈthȯr-​ \

Medical Definition of oleothorax

: a state in which oil is present in the pleural cavity usually as a result of injection — compare pneumothorax

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