pneumopyothorax


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Related to pneumopyothorax: polypnoea, monophasia

pneumopyothorax

/pneu·mo·pyo·tho·rax/ (-pi″o-thor´aks) pyopneumothorax.

py·o·pneu·mo·tho·rax

(pī'ō-nū'mŏ-thōr'aks)
The presence of gas together with a purulent effusion in the pleural cavity.
Synonym(s): pneumopyothorax.
[pyo- + G. pneuma, air, + thorax]

pneumopyothorax

(nū″mō-pī″ō-thō′răks) [″ + ″ + thorax, chest]
Air and pus collected in the pleural cavity.

pneumopyothorax

air or gas and pus in the pleural cavity.
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