pneu·​mo·​nos·​to·​my ˌn(y)ü-mə-ˈnäs-tə-mē How to pronounce pneumonostomy (audio)
plural pneumonostomies
: surgical formation of an artificial opening (as for drainage of an abscess) into a lung

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“Pneumonostomy.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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