pneumonostomy

noun
pneu·​mo·​nos·​to·​my | \ ˌn(y)ü-mə-ˈnäs-tə-mē How to pronounce pneumonostomy (audio) \
plural pneumonostomies

Medical Definition of pneumonostomy

: surgical formation of an artificial opening (as for drainage of an abscess) into a lung

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“Pneumonostomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pneumonostomy. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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