pneumonocentesis

noun
pneu·​mo·​no·​cen·​te·​sis | \ ˌn(y)ü-mə-(ˌ)nō-sen-ˈtē-səs How to pronounce pneumonocentesis (audio) \
plural pneumonocenteses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce pneumonocentesis (audio) \

Medical Definition of pneumonocentesis

: surgical puncture of a lung for aspiration

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“Pneumonocentesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pneumonocentesis. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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